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noun [uncountable] seniority pronunciation in British English /ˌsiːniˈɒrəti/
  1. 1
    greater age, or a more important social position

    You should respect his seniority if nothing else.

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  2. 2
    a greater length of time that someone has been working for a particular company

    Promotion is done strictly on the basis of seniority.

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