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senioritynoun [U]

uk   /ˌsiː.niˈɒr.ə.ti/ us   /siːˈnjɔːr.ə.t̬i/
(Definition of seniority from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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senioritynoun [U]

us   /sinˈjɔr·ɪ·t̬i, -ˈjɑr-/
higher rank or advantage obtained as a result of the length of job service: Most of these workers have 20 to 30 years of seniority.
(Definition of seniority from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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senioritynoun [U]

uk   /ˌsiːniˈɒrəti/ us  
the length of time you have worked for an organization, and the advantages that you get from this: Several people who had 30 years' seniority took the $140,000 lump sum on retiring. Pay ranges from $23,000 to $110,000 a year, depending on duties and seniority.
the situation of having a higher rank than someone else in an organization: position of seniority.
(Definition of seniority from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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