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junior

  

      adj  
1    lower in rank or length of service; subordinate  
2    younger in years  
junior citizens     
3    of or relating to youth or childhood  
junior pastimes     
4      (Brit)   of or relating to schoolchildren between the ages of 7 and 11 approximately  
5      (U.S.)   of, relating to, or designating the third year of a four-year course at college or high school  
      n  
6      (Law)   (in England) any barrister below the rank of Queen's Counsel  
7    a junior person  
8      (Brit)   a junior schoolchild  
9      (U.S.)   a junior student  
     (C17: from Latin: younger, from juvenis young)  


Junior  
      adj   being the younger: usually used after a name to distinguish the son from the father with the same first name or names  
Charles Parker, Junior        (Abbrevs.)    Jnr, Jr, Jun, Junr  
junior college  
      n     (U.S. and Canadian)  
1    an educational establishment providing a two-year course that either terminates with an associate degree or is the equivalent of the freshman and sophomore years of a four-year undergraduate course  
2    the junior section of a college or university  
junior common room  
      n   (in certain universities and colleges) a common room for the use of students  
   Compare       senior common room       middle common room  
junior lightweight  
      n  
a    a professional boxer weighing 126--130 pounds (57--59 kg)  
b    (as modifier)  
a junior-lightweight bout     
junior middleweight  
      n  
a    a professional boxer weighing 147--154 pounds (66.5--70 kg)  
b    (as modifier)  
the junior-middleweight championship         Compare       light middleweight  
junior school  
      n   (in England and Wales) a school for children aged between 7 and 11  
   Compare       infant school  
junior technician  
      n   a rank in the RAF senior to aircraftman: comparable to that of private in the army  
junior welterweight  
      n  
a    a professional boxer weighing 135--140 pounds (61--63.5 kg)  
b    (as modifier)  
a junior-welterweight fight         Compare       light welterweight  
office junior  
      n   a young person, esp. a school-leaver, employed in an office for running errands and doing other minor jobs  
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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"

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