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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One who precedes you in time (as in holding a position or office).

Usage examples (32)
  • Kennedy's predecessor as president was the war hero Dwight Eisenhower.
  • Another important distinction with his predecessor is about their attitudes towards welfare.
  • Ironically, Quinn became Speaker after her popular four-term predecessor,
  • As O'Malley put it recently, his predecessor is trying "to eat cake and lose weight." for more
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