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junior

adjective
 
 
/ˈdʒuːniər/
WORKPLACE used to describe someone of a low rank, or of a lower rank in relation to others, in an organization: junior role/position a junior doctor/barrister/executive junior ministers/senatorsjunior to sb They promoted a man who was junior to me and made him my boss. →  Compare senior adjective
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a junior stock market is one in which shares of smaller or less known companies are traded: The investment company is planning to raise £370 million through a flotation on AIM, London's junior exchange.
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