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Definition of Predecessor

Predecessor

  1. One who precedes; one who has preceded another in any state, position, office, etc.; one whom another follows or comes after, in any office or position.

Predecessor Quotations

Each new generation is reared by its predecessor; the latter must therefore improve in order to improve its successor. The movement is circular.
Emile Durkheim

I tread in the footsteps of illustrious men... in receiving from the people the sacred trust confided to my illustrious predecessor.
Martin Van Buren

The lesson of the last year is this: foreign policy can't be managed through the politics of personality, and our President would do well to take note of an observation John F. Kennedy made once he was in office - that all of the world's problems aren't his predecessor's fault.
Sarah Palin

Going back to the moon is not visionary in restoring space leadership for America. Like its Apollo predecessor, it will prove to be a dead end littered with broken spacecraft, broken dreams and broken policies.
Buzz Aldrin

In 1953, after the armistice ending the Korean War, South Korea lay in ruins. President Eisenhower was eager to put an end to hostilities that had left his predecessor deeply unpopular, and the war ended in an uneasy stalemate.
Noah Feldman
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Predecessor Translations

predecessor in Spanish is predecesor
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