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senior

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Every revolutionary idea seems to evoke three stages of reaction. They may be summed up by the phrases: (1) It's completely impossible. (2) It's possible, but it's not worth doing. (3) I said it was a good idea all along.
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English

Etymology

Comparative form, from Latin senex, old.

Adjective

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Positive
senior

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. older
  2. Higher in rank within a publicly traded company or other organization.
  3. of or pertaining to a student's final academic year at a high school or university.

Noun

Singular
senior

Plural
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senior ({{{1}}})
  1. an older person
    four years her senior
  2. a final-year student at a high school or university.

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Interlingua

Etymology

From Latin senior "older"

Adjective

senior

  1. older

Noun

senior (plural: seniors)

  1. lord

Latin

Adjective

senior, senioris (comparative form of the adjective senex).

  1. older, elder

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