junior

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Adjective[change]

Positive
junior

Comparative
more junior

Superlative
most junior

  1. Younger.
  2. The third academic year in a high school or university.
    I'm hoping that my junior year will be better than my sophomore year.
  3. In some cases, used to show less experience, not age.
    He is the Junior Senator from that state.

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Noun[change]

Singular
junior

Plural
juniors

  1. A younger person.
    Steve is four years his brother's junior.
  2. A third-year student at a high school or university.
    I'm a junior, but a lot of my friends are seniors.
  3. A name ending used after a son's name when his father has the same name. It is often shortened to Jr.
    Which President Bush do you mean, junior or senior?

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