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English definition of “junior”

junior

adjective (YOUNGER)    /ˈdʒuː.ni.ər/ US  /-njɚ/
B2 connected with or involving young people below a particular age: junior orchestra Junior members are not permitted to compete.Young people (US written abbreviation Jr, mainly UK written abbreviation Jnr) used after a man's name to refer to the younger of two men in the same family who have the same name: Sammy Davis, JrNames and titlesFamily relations in general
(Definition of junior adjective (YOUNGER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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