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jun·ior

junior

 
 
pronunciation:
jun yr
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: younger (used especially in abbreviated form after the name of a son having the same name as his father).
William Callahan Junior bore little resemblance to his namesake.John Smith, Jr., will inherit the entire estate of his father, John Smith, Sr.
antonyms:
senior
similar words:
young, younger
definition 2: of lower position, rank, or standing; of more recent appointment or shorter tenure.
The company's junior executives hope to climb the corporate ladder.
antonyms:
senior, superior
similar words:
associate, inferior, lesser, lower, minor, petty, second-string, secondary, subaltern, subordinate
definition 3: in U.S. colleges and schools, of the class above sophomore and below senior; third year.
Her grades have been much better now that she's in her junior year.
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who is younger than another.
He is my junior by five years.
antonyms:
senior
definition 2: one who is lower in rank or more recent in appointment.
He's not my boss; he's my junior!
synonyms:
assistant
antonyms:
senior, superior
similar words:
associate, inferior, rookie, secondary, subordinate
definition 3: in U.S. schools and colleges, a student in the third year of study in a four-year degree program.
You need to get good grades as a junior if you plan to apply to college the next year.She's a junior, but she's going out with a senior.
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