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seniors

noun
plural of senior

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1 one who is older than another
  • since the man next door is my senior by a number of years, I always address him as "Mr. Barton"

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2 one who is above another in rank, station, or office
  • the young attorney benefited from the mentorship of one of his seniors at the firm

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3 the senior member of a group
  • when he retires, she will be the senior on the faculty

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4 a person of advanced years
  • weekday movie matinees are often popular with seniors

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“Seniors.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/seniors. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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