senior

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Adjective[change]

Positive
senior

Comparative
more senior

Superlative
most senior

  1. A senior person has a higher social position.
    She's a senior vice-president with the company.
    Mr. Bush spoke after three days of briefings with senior advisers and military commanders.
    Joining us is NPR's senior Washington editor Ron Elving.
    Junior officers look around at the senior leadership and say,' Are these people I admire.
  2. A senior citizen is somebody who is older, usually over the age of 65.
    By 2030, one in five Americans will be a senior citizen.
    Senior PGA golfer Jack Nicklaus believes in the positive possibilities in golf for young people.
    We've been trying to locate the group in a convenient, nonmedical setting (for example, church, senior center, or restaurant).
  3. Senior high school is usually for grades 10-12 (ages, 15-18).
    I studied the works of many classical writers in junior high school and senior high school.

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Singular
senior

Plural
seniors

  1. (countable) A senior is a student in their last year of high school, college, or university.
    He's also attended his senior prom and heads off to college this fall.
    They met when she was a junior and he a senior.
  2. A senior is someone who has a higher social position.
  3. A senior is somebody who is older, usually over the age of 65.

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