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adjective senior pronunciation in British English /ˈsiːniə(r)/
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  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 posts that are senior to mine.
  2. 2
    [only before noun] older
    Only senior students can leave the premises at lunchtime.
    1. a.
      involving old people
      the senior competition
    2. b.

      Senior

      mainly American 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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