junior employee meaning, junior employee definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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junior  

  ( juniors    plural  )
1       adj   A junior official or employee holds a low-ranking position in an organization or profession.  
usu ADJ n     (Antonym: senior)    Junior and middle-ranking civil servants have pledged to join the indefinite strike., ...a junior minister attached to the prime minister's office.     
      Junior is also a noun., n-count  
The Lord Chancellor has said legal aid work is for juniors when they start out in the law.     
2       n-sing   If you are someone's junior, you are younger than they are.  
poss N  
She now lives with actor Denis Lawson, 10 years her junior.     
3       n-in-names   Junior is sometimes used after the name of the younger of two men in a family who have the same name, sometimes in order to prevent confusion. The abbreviation Jr is also used.  
  (AM)  
His son, Arthur Ochs Junior, is expected to succeed him as publisher.     
4       n-count   In the United States, a student in the third year of a high school or university course is called a junior.  


junior high        ( junior highs    plural  ) In the United States, junior high is the school that young people attend between the ages of 11 or 12 and 14 or 15.      n-count; n-in-names  
...Benjamin Franklin Junior High.     
junior school        ( junior schools    plural  ) In England and Wales, a junior school is a school for children between the ages of about seven and eleven.      n-var; n-in-names   oft in names after n  
...Middleton Road Junior School.     
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nm.
the office junior, also known as "gopher" in US-EN
[Hum.];[UK] A self-employed male will often say "I'm everything from the Chairman to the tea boy"
adj.
1. [Comp.] a device that once plugged in is automatically recognized by the system and launches the expected process without any action on the user's side; 2. [Bus.] a new employee who is able to start work without too much induction and training
[Comp.];[Bus.] can be used as both noun and adjective: plug and play device; plug and play employee or simply plug and play (noun)
n.
yo soy un empleado en una oficina, yo soy un estudiente en una universidad

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