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noun junior pronunciation in American English /ˈdʒuniər/
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  1. 1
    [countable] someone whose job is not very important, especially a young person in their first job

    She joined as the office junior.

    1. a.
      [countable] someone who has less responsibility or experience in their work than another person
  2. 2
    [countable] American a student who is in the year before their last year at a university or high school
  3. 3

    Junior

    [singular] American used for talking to or about your son or another young person

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