Definition of 'senior'
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This programme offers places to ten senior officers from the partnership. Times, Sunday Times (2007)That has enraged some very senior people in the industry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Now many doctors from much more senior ranks seem to be joining them at the exit. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet it is not only the senior players. Times, Sunday Times (2013)My youngest son should hopefully be a senior in college. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Why is it then that so few women attain senior management positions? Everything You Need to Know for Success in Business (1990)To hand to a rival the third most senior job in government would appear to exude confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The new issue hurts the original bondholders by increasing the ratio of senior debt to company value. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)The senior two were acquitted and the third received only a token punishment. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Our senior ones already know how to. The Sun (2012)This is a good place for a senior man to end a distinguished career. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)The same thing happened during pottery class at senior school. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Perhaps too many senior ministers have been focusing on leadership ambitions? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Emerald is basically three senior guys. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In 1974 she was appointed senior research fellow in the department of medicine. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Members must usually have a minimum of five years' senior management experience. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The claim was rubbished by a senior Government source. The Sun (2016)Get to know your senior pastor: take some cues from courting. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'senior'
British English: senior /ˈsiːnjə/ ADJECTIVE
The senior people in an organization have the highest and most important jobs in it.
...senior officials in the government.
- American English: senior
- Arabic: أَكْبَر
- Brazilian Portuguese: sênior
- Chinese: 高级的
- Croatian: stariji
- Czech: nadřízený
- Danish: ledende
- Dutch: senior
- European Spanish: superior cargo
- Finnish: vanhempi johonkuhun verrattuna
- French: ancien hiérarchie
- German: dienstälter
- Greek: πρεσβύτερος
- Italian: superiore
- Japanese: 先輩の
- Korean: 연상의
- Norwegian: eldre
- Polish: starszy
- European Portuguese: sénior
- Romanian: persoană importantă
- Russian: старший
- Spanish: superior persona que tiene otras a su cargo
- Swedish: äldre
- Thai: ผู้อาวุโส
- Turkish: üst rütbe
- Ukrainian: старший
- Vietnamese: lớn già hơn
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