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senior  


      adj  
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  
      n  
6    a senior person  
7   
a    a senior pupil, student, etc.  
b    a fellow of senior rank in an English university  
     (C14: from Latin: older, from senex old)  


Senior  
      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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n.
a brief moment when one does not remember something or is confused
n.
a care order is an official instruction (made by a judge or magistrate) that a child should be taken into care
n.
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. unhcr.org en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNHCR
n.
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.
vi.
When a large group of competing corporations hope to use the government to protect or enhance their interests.
Economic Term.
n.
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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