Associations to the word «Seniority»

Wiktionary

SENIORITY, noun. A measure of the amount of time a person has been a member of an organization, as compared to other members, and with an eye towards awarding privileges to those who have been members longer.

Dictionary definition

SENIORITY, noun. Higher rank than that of others especially by reason of longer service.
SENIORITY, noun. The property of being long-lived.

Wise words

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