Translation of "senior" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈsiː·niər/ us /ˈsin·jər/

having a more important job or position than someone else

de rango superior
a senior executive
→ Opposite junior adj


mayor, de la tercera edad
senior citizens

in the US, relating to a student’s fourth year of high school or college

my senior year
noun uk /ˈsiː·niər/ us /ˈsin·jər/

in the US, a student in his or her fourth year of high school or college

alumno, -a del último curso
a group of graduating seniors

also senior citizen /ˌsiː·niə ˈsɪt·ɪ·zən/ /ˌsin·jər ˈsɪt̬·ə·zən/ an older person, especially one who no longer works

persona de la tercera edad
Entry is free for seniors.

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


noun /ˈsiːnjə/

(also adjective) (a person who is) older in years or higher in rank or authority

John is senior to me by two years
He is two years my senior
senior army officers.

(American) a student in his/her last year in college or high school.

estudiante del último curso
seniority /-niˈo-/ noun

the state of being senior

The officers sat at the table in order of seniority.
senior citizen noun

a person who has passed retirement age.

jubilado, persona de la tercera edad
older than but senior to.

(Translation of “senior” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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