senior government official definition, senior government official meaning | English dictionary




1    higher in rank or length of service  
2    older in years  
senior citizens     
3    of or relating to adulthood, maturity, or old age  
senior privileges     
4      (Education)  
a    of, relating to, or designating more advanced or older pupils  
b    of or relating to a secondary school  
5      (U.S.)   of, relating to, or designating students in the fourth and final year at college  
6    a senior person  
a    a senior pupil, student, etc.  
b    a fellow of senior rank in an English university  
     (C14: from Latin: older, from senex old)  

      adj     (Chiefly U.S)   being the older: used to distinguish the father from the son with the same first name or names  
Charles Parker, Senior        (Abbrevs.)    Sr, Sen  
senior aircraftman  
      n   a rank in the Royal Air Force comparable to that of a private in the army, though not the lowest rank in the Royal Air Force  
senior citizen  
      n   an old age pensioner  
senior common room  
      n   (in British universities, colleges, etc.) a common room for the use of academic staff  
   Compare       junior common room  
senior management  
      n      another term for       top management  
senior service  
      n     (Brit)   the Royal Navy  
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a brief moment when one does not remember something or is confused
a senior person who is an Internet user
a pompous self-important official or person of rank / a powerful personage or pretentious official
a care order is an official instruction (made by a judge or magistrate) that a child should be taken into care
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees also known as The UN Refugee Agency is a United Nations agency mandated to protect and support refugees at the request of a government or the UN itself and assists in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country.
In more than six decades, UNHCR has helped tens of millions of people restart their lives. The UNHCR has won two Nobel Peace Prizes.
government by revocable delegates chosen and controlled by groups of 25 delegators. Revocable delegates designated the higher levels : basis delegate, council delegate, deputy-delegate, national delegate, international delegate, and world delegate.
When a large group of competing corporations hope to use the government to protect or enhance their interests.
Economic Term.
a government scheme that moves people to a new area (e.g. because a dam is being built where they live)
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