Translation of "senior" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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senioradjective

uk /ˈsiː.ni.ər/ us /ˈsiː.njɚ/

senior adjective (HIGH RANK)

B2 high or higher in rank

级别高的
senior management 高级管理层
a senior government minister 政府高级部长
She's senior to me, so I have to do what she tells me. 她是我的上级,所以我得听她的。

More examples

  • 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

年长的
The more senior students are given some extra responsibilities. 高年级的学生应该给低年级的学生树立榜样。
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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

(置于姓名后,表示同一家人中同名的两人中的年长者)老,大
Hello, may I speak to Ken Griffey senior, please? 喂,请问老肯‧格里菲在吗?

More examples

  • 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 (HIGH RANK)

[ C ] someone who is high or higher in rank

上级;上司
It's important to impress your seniors if you want to be promoted. 如果你想得到晋升,给你的上级留下好印象很重要。

senior noun (OLDER)

20, 30, etc. years sb's senior

20, 30, etc. years older than someone

比…年长20/30岁等的
She married a man 20 years her senior. 她嫁给了一个比她年长20岁的男人。
She's my senior by three years (= she is three years older than me). 她比我大3岁。

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

(中学或大学的)毕业班学生

(Translation of “senior” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)