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n. pl. se·ño·res (sān-yôr′ās, sĕ-nyō′rĕs)
1. Abbr. Sr.
a. Used as a courtesy title before the surname, full name, or professional title of a man in a Spanish-speaking area.
b. Used as a form of polite address for a man in a Spanish-speaking area.
2. A Spanish or Spanish-speaking man.
[Spanish, from Old Spanish sennor, from Vulgar Latin *senior, lord, from Latin, senior; see senior.]
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señor(sɛˈnjɔː; Spanish seˈɲor)
n, pl -ñors or -ñores (Spanish -ˈɲores)
a Spaniard or Spanish-speaking man: a title of address equivalent to Mr when placed before a name or sir when used alone
[Spanish, from Latin senior an older man, senior]
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n., pl. se•ñors, se•ño•res (seɪnˈyɔr eɪs, -ˈyoʊr-)
a Spanish term of address for a man, equivalent to sir or Mr. Abbr.: Sr.
[1615–25; < Sp < Vulgar Latin *senior. See senior]
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|Noun||1.||Senor - a Spanish title or form of address for a man; similar to the English `Mr' or `sir'|
form of address, title of respect, title - an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'; "the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title"
Spanish - the Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain
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