Meaning of SENIOR in English

I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin, from ~, adjective Date: 14th century a person older than another , 2. a person with higher standing or rank, a ~ fellow of a college at an English university, a student in the year preceding graduation from a school of secondary or higher level, a member of a program of the Girl Scouts for girls in the 9th through 12th grades in school, ~ citizen , II. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin, older, elder, comparative of sen-, senex old; akin to Gothic sineigs old, Greek henos Date: 14th century of prior birth, establishment, or enrollment, higher ranking ; superior , of, relating to, or intended for ~s , having a claim on corporate assets and income prior to other securities

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