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adjective senior pronunciation in American English /ˈsinjər/
  1. 1
    with a high rank or position
    a senior officer/teacher/manager
    1. a.
      with a rank or position that is higher than someone elses
      senior to: There are only two positions that are senior to mine.
  2. 2
    [only before noun] older
    Who is the senior member of the household?
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    1. a.
      involving old people
      the senior competition
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    2. b.

      Senior

      used after someones 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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