juniority

[ joon-yawr-i-tee, -yor- ]
/ dʒunˈyɔr ɪ ti, -ˈyɒr- /

noun

the state or fact of being junior in age, rank, standing, etc.

Origin of juniority

First recorded in 1590–1600; junior + -ity
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juniority


n.

1590s, from junior + -ity.

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