Definition of Senior Service in English:

Senior Service


  • The Royal Navy.

    • ‘Bravery, selfless action, devotion and inspiration by Royal Navy personnel have all been recognised by one of the Senior Service's top admirals.’
    • ‘For 40 years, boy seamen learned the cornerstones of Naval life at St Vincent, named after the eponymous earl and admiral who introduced general training to the Senior Service.’
    • ‘Scottish-based Royal Navy rescue helicopters have won the Senior Service's top media award for 2002.’
    • ‘But upon leaving the Senior Service last year, the commodore decided it was time to turn his lifelong love of the stage into a second career.’
    • ‘Seymour, a member of the traditional Senior Service, the Royal Navy, came first.’