a fellow member of a fraternity, profession, etc.; colleague: my confreres in the medical profession.
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How to use confrere in a sentence
A medical jury might render the verdict: Served him right for intriguing against his confrere.
Perhaps some confrere 'll lind th' distinguished gazabo a copy iv his Ollendorff.Mr. Dooley: In the Hearts of His Countrymen | Finley Peter Dunne
M. Max was almost as interested as his English confrere, and readily promised to have the French end of the affair investigated.The Pit Prop Syndicate | Freeman Wills Crofts
He did not lose himself in idle words, the young 'confrere', any more than in useless details.Conscience, Complete | Hector Malot
Some one has warned him—an enemy of the Countess, a confrere of Maitland.Cosmopolis, Complete | Paul Bourget
British Dictionary definitions for confrère
a fellow member of a profession, fraternity, etc
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