Significado de “senior” - en el Diccionario Inglés

senior en inglés británico

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senioradjective

uk /ˈsiː.ni.ər/ us /ˈsiː.njɚ/

senior adjective (HIGH RANK)

B2 high or higher in rank:

senior management
She's senior to me, so I have to do what she tells me.

older and more experienced than the other members of a team:

The Dragons head coach praised his senior players in the 23-16 win.

Más ejemplos

  • a senior government aide
  • Two senior officials have been entrusted with organizing the auction.
  • The president was flanked by senior ministers.
  • Criticism has been levelled at senior figures in the industry.
  • She's just been promoted to senior sales rep.

senior adjective (OLDER)

B2 [ before noun ] older:

The more senior students are given some extra responsibilities.
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UK written abbreviation Snr, US written abbreviation Sr. used after a man's name to refer to the older of two people in the same family who have the same name:

Hello, may I speak to Ken Griffey senior, please?

Más ejemplos

  • This is the common room for senior pupils at the school.
  • I'm hoping to speak to Al Jackson, senior.

seniornoun

uk /ˈsiː.ni.ər/ us /ˈsiː.njɚ/

senior noun (OLDER)

20, 30, etc. years sb's senior

20, 30, etc. years older than someone:

She married a man 20 years her senior.
She's my senior by three years (= she is three years older than me).

[ C ] US UK senior citizen an old person:

Seniors are entitled to a reduction of around 10%.

[ C ] US a student in their final year of high school or university

(Definición de senior del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

senior en inglés americano

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senioradjective

us /ˈsin·jər/

senior adjective (MORE ADVANCED)

more advanced, or higher in rank:

senior adjective (OLDER)

older:

The senior Griffey played on the same baseball team as his son, Ken Griffey, Jr.

senior adjective (OF SCHOOL)

[ not gradable ] relating to the fourth and final year of college or high school:

Alanna’s in her senior year of high school.

seniornoun

us /ˈsin·jər/

senior noun (SCHOOL)

[ C ] a student in the fourth and final year of a program of study in a college, university, or high school (= a school for students 15 to 18 years old)

senior noun (OLDER PERSON)

[ U ] a person who is older than another person:

She married a man almost 40 years her senior (= almost 40 years older).

(Definición de senior del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Senior en inglés de negocios

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Senioradjective

uk /ˈsiːniər/ us /ˈsiːnjər/ UK abbreviation Snr, US abbreviation Sr.

used after a man's name to refer to the older of two people in the same family who have the same name:

John Brown Sr.

senioradjective

uk /ˈsiːniər/ us

used to describe someone in a high rank, or in a higher rank in relation to others, in an organization:

a senior manager
a senior partner
senior to sb He's senior to the other members of staff.

[ before noun ] used to describe loans, bonds, etc. that will be paid back before other loans, etc. if the person borrowing the money gets into financial difficulty:

There are $21.25 million senior bonds and $1.5 million subordinate bonds.

seniornoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsiːniər/ us

someone in a high rank, or in a higher rank in relation to others, in an organization:

You'll need to impress your seniors if you wish to be offered a permanent position.

→  senior citizen :

Admission: $6 adults; $4 seniors, students and children.

(Definición de Senior del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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