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noun     junior pronunciation in British English
/ˈdʒuːniə(r)/
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singularjunior
pluraljuniors
  1. 1
    [countable] a young person who is involved in a particular activity, especially sport

    He was one of 73 juniors invited to compete for a place in the England team.

  2. 2
    [countable] someone who has less responsibility or experience in their work than another person
    1. a.
      [countable] someone whose job is not very important, especially a young person in their first job

      the office junior

    2. b.
      [countable] in England and Wales, a barrister who is not a QC
  3. 3

    Junior

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