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jun·ior

junior

 
 
pronunciation:
jun yr
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: used as a name or after a name, when a person's name is the same as his father's name. "Junior" is written "Jr."
John Smith's son is named John Smith, Jr., but everyone just calls him Junior.
similar words:
younger
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part of speech: noun
definition: a student in the third year of study at a high school or college in the United States.
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  education, school