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English definition of “senior”

senior

adjective (HIGH RANK)    /ˈsiː.ni.ər/ US  /-njɚ/
B2 high or higher in rank : senior management a senior government minister She's senior to me, so I have to do what she tells me. → Compare junior adjectivePosition and status in groups and organizations older and more experienced than the other members of a team : Dragons head coach Lyn Jones praised his senior players in the 23-16 win over Scarlets .
(Definition of senior adjective (HIGH RANK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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