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senior

USAGE NOTE
This word must begin with a capital letter in the sense shown in 1b).
senior(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (older)
a. mayor
She is three years senior to him.Ella es tres años mayor que él.
b. padre
Allow me to introduce you to Arnold Junior and Arnold Senior.Permítame presentarle a Arnold, hijo y Arnold, padre.
2. (of high rank)
a. superior
Esteban is a senior officer at the organization.Esteban es un oficial superior en la organización.
b. de responsabilidad (position)
Only two women occupy senior positions within the company.Solo dos mujeres ocupan cargos de responsabilidad en la empresa.
3. (education)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. del último año
These rules only apply to senior students.Estas reglas solo se aplican a estudiantes del último año.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
4. (senior citizen)
a. la persona mayor
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
There is a painting class for seniors at the community center.Hay una clase de pintura para personas mayores en el centro comunitario.
b. la persona de la tercera edad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Is there a discount for seniors?¿Hay un descuento para las personas de la tercera edad?
5. (person older than someone)
a. mayor
She is ten years his senior.Ella es diez años mayor que él.
6. (person of higher rank)
a. el superior
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I need to get authorization from my senior first.Antes necesito autorización de mi superior.
7. (education)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el estudiante del último año
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la estudiante del último año
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Ryan is a senior at Harvard.Ryan es un estudiante del último año en Harvard.
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senior
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a.
to be somebody's seniorser mayor que alguien
she is three years his seniorella es tres años mayor que él
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (in age)
a. mayor
Thomas Smith, SeniorThomas Smith, padre
senior citizenpersona de la tercera edad
3. (in rank, position)
a. superior
senior officeroficial superior
senior partnersocio m principal
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senior [ˈsiːnɪəʳ]
adjective
1 (in age) mayor
he is senior to me by five years es cinco años mayor que yo; tiene cinco años más que yo; Douglas Fairbanks Senior Douglas Fairbanks padre; senior pupils los alumnos de los cursos más avanzados
2 (in rank) [+position, rank] superior; [+partner, executive, officer] mayoritario; (in length of service) de más antigüedad
on a staff
Another post was advertised which was more senior, so I applied for that Television and radio needed many more women in senior jobs staff, middle management, and senior management On average, senior managers spend more than nine hours a day at the office The level of pay for the most senior executives has more than trebled over the past six years
he is senior to me in the firm es mi superior en la compañía; senior management los altos directivos
senior common room
noun
1 (in age) mayor (m)
he is my senior es mayor que yo; he's my senior by two years es dos años mayor que yo; tiene dos años más que yo
2 (in rank) superior (m); socioasocia (m) (f) más antiguoaantigua;a socia a antigua
He was described by his seniors as a model officer
he's my senior es mi superior
3 (Educ) alumnoaalumna (m) (f) de los cursos más avanzados;a alumna (US) estudiante (m) del último año
note See culture box in entry grade.
4 (US)
senior citizen See culture box in entry senior.
modifier
senior citizen (n) jubiladoajubilada (m) (f);a jubilada persona (f) de la tercera edad
senior high school (n) (US) instituto (m) de enseñanza superior; (Esp) preparatoria (f); (Méx)
senior partner (n) socioasocia (m) (f) mayoritarioamayoritaria;a socia a mayoritaria
senior school (n) instituto (m) de enseñanza secundaria
the Senior Service (n) (Britain) la marina
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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