seniority
Pronunciation
  • (RP) enPR: sēn-ē-ŏrʹĭ-tē, IPA: /siːnɪˈɒɹɪti/
  • (GA) enPR: sēn-yŏrʹĭ-tē, IPA: /sinˈjɔɹɪti/
Noun

seniority

  1. 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.
    It's an old-fashioned company, with parking spaces and other perks doled out on the basis of seniority.
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