FindLaw Legal Dictionary

The FindLaw Legal Dictionary -- free access to over 8260 definitions of legal terms. Search for a definition or browse our legal glossaries.

Seniority

seniority n

1 : the quality or state of being senior
2 : the senior status attained by length of continuous service (as in a company)
;also
: the length of such continuous service


Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.