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junior British & World English

For or denoting young or younger people

junior English Thesaurus

the junior members of the family

Junior in junior British & World English

Denoting the younger of two who have the same name in a family, especially a son as distinct from his father

Junior in Griffey, Ken British & World English

(1969-), US baseball player; full name George Kenneth Griffey, Jr.; known as Junior. Most of his career 1989–2010 was as an outfielder for the Seattle Mariners and the Cincinnati Reds

junior school British & World English

A school for young or younger children, in particular (in England and Wales) a school for children aged between 7 and 11

office junior British & World English

The youngest or newest member of the staff of an office, employed especially in minor jobs

junior college British & World English

(In the US) a college offering courses for two years beyond high school, either as a complete training or in preparation for completion at a senior college

junior varsity British & World English

A team representing a high school or college at the level below varsity in a sport or other competition

junior barrister British & World English

(In the UK) a barrister who has not taken silk, i.e. is not a Queen’s (or King’s) Counsel

junior lightweight British & World English

A weight in professional boxing of 57.1-59 kilograms

junior technician British & World English

A rank in the RAF, above senior aircraftman or senior aircraftwoman and below corporal

junior common room British & World English

A room used for social purposes by the undergraduates of a college

junior high school British & World English

(In the US and Canada) a school intermediate between an elementary school and a high school, generally for children in the seventh, eighth, and ninth grades

junior middleweight British & World English

A weight in professional boxing of 66.7-69.8 kilograms

junior welterweight British & World English

A weight in professional boxing of 61.2-63.5 kilograms

junior combination room British & World English

Term used in Cambridge University for junior common room.

lieutenant junior grade British & World English

A commissioned officer in the US Navy or Coast Guard ranking above ensign and below lieutenant

junior varsities in junior varsity British & World English

A team representing a high school or college at the level below varsity in a sport or other competition