Meaning of “Jr.” in the English Dictionary

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"Jr." in British English

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Jr.adjective [ after noun ]

mainly US UK usually Jnr uk /ˈdʒuː.ni.ər/ us /ˈdʒuː.ni.ɚ/

abbreviation for junior noun

(Definition of “Jr.” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Jr." in American English

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Jr.adjective

us /ˈdʒun·jər/

abbreviation for junior (= used at the end of a man’s name to show that he is the son of a man with the same name):

Martin Luther King, Jr.

(Definition of “Jr.” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"Jr." in Business English

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Jr.adjective

US UK Jnr. uk us

written abbreviation for Junior: used after the name of a man to show that he is the son of a man with the same name:

William S. Harris Jr.

(Definition of “Jr.” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)