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Pronunciation: /ˈdʒuːnjər; ˈdʒuːniə(r)/

Translation of junior in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (lower in rank) [official] subalterno; [position] de subalterno junior doctor médico (masculine and feminine) residente junior management subdirección (feminine) to be junior to sb ser* subalterno de algn, estar* por debajo de algn 1.2 (younger) más joven fashion for the junior miss moda (feminine) para las jovencitas James D. Clark Junior (American English/inglés norteamericano) James D. Clark, hijo or junior to be junior to sb ser* menor or más joven que algn he is junior to her by two years es dos años menor que ella
  • 2 (before noun/delante del nombre) 2.1 (for younger people) [fashion/size] para jóvenes; [competition/team] juvenil, junior (invariable adjective/adjetivo invariable) 2.2 (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Sch] [Univ] de tercer año


  • 1 1.1 (younger person) which is the junior (of the two)? ¿quién de los/las dos es el/la menor? he is two years my junior, he is my junior by two years tiene dos años menos que yo, es dos años menor que yo, le llevo dos años 1.2 (person of lower rank) subalterno, (masculine, feminine) 1.3 (in UK) [Law/Derecho][ abogado habilitado para alegar ante un tribunal superior, que está por debajo del Queen's Counsel en jerarquía ]
  • 2
    (son) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [ término usado para referirse o dirigirse a un hijo ]
  • 3 3.1 (in US) [Sch] [Univ][ estudiante de tercer año de colegio secundario o universidad ]; (in UK) [ alumno de primaria o de los primeros años de secundaria ] 3.2 [Sport/Deporte] juvenil (masculine and feminine), junior (masculine and feminine)

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