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adjective senior pronunciation in American English /ˈsinjər/
  1. 1
    with a high rank or position

    a senior officer/teacher/manager

    Synonyms and related words for this sense of senior
    1. a.
      with a rank or position that is higher than someone else's
      senior to:

      There are only two positions that are senior to mine.

      Synonyms and related words for this sense of senior
  2. 2
    [only before noun] older

    Who is the senior member of the household?

    Synonyms and related words for this sense of senior
    1. a.
      involving old people

      the senior competition

    2. b.

      Senior

      used after someone's name to refer to the older of two people with the same name in the same family

      the career of Douglas Fairbanks Senior

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