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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Informal One who has a rank, position, or status superior to others.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Somebody with greater authority, seniority, rank, status or position; one who outranks.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A superior officer or official; a person having greater rank or station or quality than others; -- used chiefly in pl.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in or to a place that is higher
  • n. one of greater rank or station or quality

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