how to pronounce senior


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the above transcription of senior is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

senior is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of senior in a speech by a native speaker of standard german:

“… gary miller senior engineer ps dieses …”

meanings of senior


  1. Senior citizen, elderly person, older adult.
  2. Father, senior, the elder (older of two close male relatives, especially with the same name).
  3. Adult.

senior frequency in german - C2+ level of CEFR

the word senior occurs in german on average 2.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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