seniority

[ seen-yawr-i-tee, -yor- ]SEE DEFINITION OF seniority

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SENIORITY

They rose and left silently in the order of their seniority.

Deals in order of seniority with two of the hills on which Prague stands.

"He's not as susceptible as he looks," Rose pronounced from her vantage-point of seniority.

Seniority on the father's side gives excess of male offspring.

His age and seniority of settlement, also entitled him to it.

Mr. Coates, who came next in seniority, was passed over, and rightly.

A designation conferred in 1863 on masters of fifteen years' seniority.

The other imitated their example, coming forward according to their seniority.

But with an implied claim to rights of insight, on her own account, from seniority.

In this way the seniority of her race was probably revealed.

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