Seniority in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Seniority

refers to having a high ranking in an organization due to having been there for a longer period of time than others

Examples of Seniority in a sentence

Employees with seniority were given project preference over those who were new to the company.  🔊

The new hires received a lucrative bonus, while the seasoned tax preparers were compensated with seniority pay.  🔊

The only reason the twenty year veteran agreed to stay another year was that he was promised a raise in rank and seniority over the other soldiers.  🔊

Proud of her seniority, the tenured teacher bragged about the number of years she had been teaching to anyone who would listen.  🔊

In many unionized industries, workers can build job protection through having seniority over newly hired workers.  🔊

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