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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Junior  \Jun"ior\,  a.  [L.  contr.  fr  juvenior  compar.  of  juvenis 
  young.  See  {Juvenile}.] 
  1.  Less  advanced  in  age  than  another;  younger. 
 
  Note:  Junior  is  applied  to  distinguish  the  younger  of  two 
  persons  bearing  the  same  name  in  the  same  family,  and 
  is  opposed  to  {senior  or  elder}.  Commonly  applied  to  a 
  son  who  has  the  same  Christian  name  as  his  father. 
 
  2.  Lower  in  standing  or  in  rank;  later  in  office;  as  a 
  junior  partner;  junior  counsel;  junior  captain. 
 
  3.  Composed  of  juniors,  whether  younger  or  a  lower  standing; 
  as  the  junior  class;  of  or  pertaining  to  juniors  or  to  a 
  junior  class.  See  {Junior},  n.,  2. 
 
  4.  Belonging  to  a  younger  person,  or  an  earlier  time  of  life. 
 
  Our  first  studies  and  junior  endeavors.  --  Sir  T. 
  Browne. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Junior  \Jun"ior\,  n. 
  1.  A  younger  person. 
 
  His  junior  she  by  thirty  years.  --  Byron. 
 
  2.  Hence:  One  of  a  lower  or  later  standing;  specifically,  in 
  American  colleges,  one  in  the  third  year  of  his  course, 
  one  in  the  fourth  or  final  year  being  designated  a  senior; 
  in  some  seminaries,  one  in  the  first  year,  in  others  one 
  in  the  second  year,  of  a  three  years'  course. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  junior 
  adj  1:  younger;  lower  in  rank;  shorter  in  length  of  tenure  or 
  service  [ant:  {senior}] 
  2:  used  of  the  third  or  next  to  final  year  in  United  States 
  high  school  or  college;  "the  junior  class";  "a  third-year 
  student"  [syn:  {junior(a)},  {third-year},  {next-to-last}] 
  3:  including  or  intended  for  youthful  persons;  "a  junior  sports 
  league";  "junior  fashions" 
  n  1:  term  of  address  for  a  disrespectful  and  annoying  male;  "look 
  here  junior,  it's  none  of  your  business" 
  2:  a  third-year  undergraduate 
  3:  the  younger  of  two  men 
  4:  a  son  who  has  the  same  first  name  as  his  father  [syn:  {Junior}, 
  {Jr},  {Jnr}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Junior,  WV  (town,  FIPS  42244) 
  Location:  38.97728  N,  79.95050  W 
  Population  (1990):  542  (213  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.8  sq  km  (land),  0.1  sq  km  (water) 




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