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  1. senseinoun

    Japanese term for teacher. It has been adopted into English mostly for use with martial arts instructors. Sensei of martial arts usually live and/or work at a dojo where they instruct their apprentices. A live-in apprentice is also called uchi-deshi.

    Etymology: From 先生 sensei, literally ‘one who lived before’.

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  1. Sensei

    Sensei is a Japanese word that is literally translated as "person born before another". In general usage, it is used, with proper form, after a person's name, and means "teacher", and the word is used as a title to refer to or address teachers, professors, professionals such as lawyers, CPA and doctors, politicians, clergymen, and other figures of authority. The word is also used to show respect to someone who has achieved a certain level of mastery in an art form or some other skill: accomplished puppeteers, novelists, musicians, and artists for example are addressed in this way.

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  1. sees in

  2. seines

  3. Nessie

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sensei in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sensei in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of sensei in a Sentence

  1. Ron Bonjean:

    You can call it a guide. Or sensei. Or teacher. Or whatever. But the sherpa is usually the guide. It is somebody you are looking to as you go through a process, when you have a sherpa, it is not for the rest of your life. It is usually because you are on a trip and you need help getting from point A to point B.

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