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English

Etymology

Comparative form, from Latin iuvenis

Pronunciation

Adjective

junior

  1. younger.
    • 1939: P. G. Wodehouse, Uncle Fred in the Springtime
      The last man I met who was at school with me, though some years my junior, had a long white beard and no teeth.
  2. of or pertaining to a third academic year in a high school or university.

Noun

Singular
junior

Plural
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  1. a younger person.
    four years his junior
  2. a third-year student at a high school or university.
  3. a name suffix used after a son's name when his father has the same name. Abbreviation: Jr.

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Latin

Adjective

junior, junioris

Comparative form of iuvenis, young

  1. younger

Alternative spellings

iunior

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