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Juniour vs. Junior: Mastering the Correct Spelling

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sawaira Riaz || Published on December 21, 2023
"Juniour" is an incorrect spelling; the correct spelling is "junior." Junior refers to someone younger or of lower rank or status.

Which is correct: Juniour or Junior

How to spell Junior?

Juniour is Incorrect

Junior is Correct

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Key Differences

"Junior" lacks the 'u' found in "juniour," symbolizing 'younger' or 'less.'
Huma Saeed
Dec 21, 2023
The word "junior" has the same 'ior' ending as "senior."
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 21, 2023
Remember, "junior" is shorter just like someone younger.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 21, 2023
Link "junior" with "juniper," both lacking the 'u' after 'n.'
Harlon Moss
Dec 21, 2023
Think of "junior" as a 'junior' version of the word, shorter and simpler.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 21, 2023
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Junior Definitions

A student in the third year of a four-year course at college or high school.
She's a junior at the local high school.
Harlon Moss
Dec 09, 2023
A person with a lower level of job experience.
The juniors in the company were invited to the training session.
Harlon Moss
Dec 09, 2023
Lower in rank or position.
She was promoted from junior manager to senior manager.
Huma Saeed
Dec 09, 2023
Someone who is younger.
As the junior, he often received guidance from his elder siblings.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 09, 2023
Used to distinguish a son with the same name as his father.
John Smith Junior shares his father's name.
Janet White
Dec 09, 2023
Abbr. Jr. Used to distinguish a son from his father when they have the same given name.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 08, 2023
Intended for or including youthful persons
A junior sports league.
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Dec 08, 2023
Lower in rank or shorter in length of tenure
A junior officer.
The junior senator.
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Dec 08, 2023
Of, for, or constituting students in the third year of a US high school or college
The junior class.
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Dec 08, 2023
Lesser in scale than the usual.
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Dec 08, 2023
A person who is younger than another
A sister four years my junior.
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Dec 08, 2023
A person lesser in rank or time of participation or service; subordinate.
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Dec 08, 2023
A student in the third year of a US high school or college.
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Dec 08, 2023
A class of clothing sizes for girls and slender women. Also called junior miss.
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Dec 08, 2023
(comparable) Low in rank; having a subordinate role, job, or situation.
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Dec 08, 2023
Younger.
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Dec 08, 2023
(not comparable) Belonging to a younger person, or an earlier time of life.
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Dec 08, 2023
Of or pertaining to a third academic year in a four-year high school (eleventh grade) or university.
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Dec 08, 2023
A younger person.
Four years his junior
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Dec 08, 2023
A name suffix used after a son's name when his father has the same name (abbreviations: Jnr., Jr., Jun.).
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Dec 08, 2023
A third-year student at a high school or university.
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Dec 08, 2023
(legal) A junior barrister.
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Dec 08, 2023
Less advanced in age than another; younger. Abbreviated Jr.
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Dec 08, 2023
Lower in standing or in rank, or having entered later into a position or office; as, a junior partner; junior counsel; junior captain; the junior Senator from New York.
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Dec 08, 2023
Belonging to a younger person, or an earlier time of life.
Our first studies and junior endeavors.
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Dec 08, 2023
One of a lower or later standing; specifically, in American colleges and four-year high schools, one in the third year of his course, one in the fourth or final year being designated a senior; in some seminaries, one in the first year, in others, one in the second year, of a three years' course.
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Dec 08, 2023
Term of address for a disrespectful and annoying male;
Look here, junior, it's none of your business
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Dec 08, 2023
A third-year undergraduate
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Dec 08, 2023
The younger of two men
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Dec 08, 2023
A son who has the same first name as his father
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Dec 08, 2023
Younger; lower in rank; shorter in length of tenure or service
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Dec 08, 2023
Used of the third or next to final year in United States high school or college;
The junior class
A third-year student
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Dec 08, 2023
Including or intended for youthful persons;
A junior sports league
Junior fashions
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Dec 08, 2023

FAQs

Which vowel is used before junior?

The vowel 'u' follows the consonant 'j' in "junior."
Janet White
Dec 21, 2023

What is the pronunciation of junior?

Junior is pronounced as /ˈdʒuːniər/ in American English.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 21, 2023

What is the singular form of junior?

The singular form is "junior."
Aimie Carlson
Dec 21, 2023

Why is it called junior?

"Junior" comes from Latin, meaning 'younger' or 'younger one.'
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 21, 2023

What is the plural form of junior?

The plural form is "juniors."
Aimie Carlson
Dec 21, 2023

What is the root word of junior?

The root word is the Latin "junior," meaning 'younger.'
Janet White
Dec 21, 2023

Which preposition is used with junior?

Prepositions like "to" and "than" are often used with "junior."
Janet White
Dec 21, 2023

What is the verb form of junior?

"Junior" does not have a verb form as it is used as a noun and adjective.
Huma Saeed
Dec 21, 2023

How do we divide junior into syllables?

Junior is divided as "ju-nior."
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 21, 2023

Which conjunction is used with junior?

Conjunctions like "and" or "but" can be used with "junior."
Harlon Moss
Dec 21, 2023

Which article is used with junior?

Both "the" and "a" can be used, depending on context.
Janet White
Dec 21, 2023

Is junior a noun or adjective?

Junior can be both a noun and an adjective.
Harlon Moss
Dec 21, 2023

Is junior a vowel or consonant?

The word "junior" starts with the consonant 'j.'
Harlon Moss
Dec 21, 2023

Is the word junior imperative?

"Junior" is not an imperative; it's a noun or adjective.
Harlon Moss
Dec 21, 2023

How is junior used in a sentence?

Example: "He is a junior at the university, studying engineering."
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 21, 2023

Is junior a collective noun?

"Junior" is not a collective noun.
Harlon Moss
Dec 21, 2023

How many syllables are in junior?

There are two syllables in "junior."
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 21, 2023

What part of speech is junior?

"Junior" is both a noun and an adjective.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 21, 2023

What is another term for junior?

Another term could be "subordinate" or "younger."
Harlon Moss
Dec 21, 2023

What is the opposite of junior?

The opposite of "junior" could be "senior."
Janet White
Dec 21, 2023

Which determiner is used with junior?

Determiners like "the" or "a" can be used with "junior."
Aimie Carlson
Dec 21, 2023

What is the second form of junior?

There is no second form as "junior" is not a verb.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 21, 2023

Is junior a countable noun?

As a noun, "junior" is countable.
Harlon Moss
Dec 21, 2023

What is the first form of junior?

"Junior" does not change form as it is not a verb.
Harlon Moss
Dec 21, 2023

Is junior an adverb?

No, "junior" is not an adverb.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 21, 2023

Is junior a negative or positive word?

"Junior" is neutral; its connotation depends on context.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 21, 2023

What is the third form of junior?

"Junior" does not have a third form, being a noun and adjective.
Aimie Carlson
Dec 21, 2023

Is junior an abstract noun?

"Junior" as a noun is not abstract; it refers to a specific type of person.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 21, 2023

Is the junior term a metaphor?

"Junior" can be used metaphorically in some contexts.
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 21, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in junior?

The first syllable "ju-" is stressed in "junior."
Sawaira Riaz
Dec 21, 2023
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