Examples of predecessor in a Sentence
Today's computers are much faster than their predecessors were.
the once-ubiquitous typewriter was the predecessor of today's electronic keyboard
Recent Examples of predecessor from the Web
Montoya, though, is notably less brash than his two former predecessors.
If the eight sequels in this group sell just 80% of the tickets their immediate predecessors sold, their grosses alone will hit $2 billion at the domestic box office, nearly one-fifth of last year’s total domestic box office.
In a head-to-head comparison with his immediate predecessor, Trump does not fare very well.
Physically, the layout hasn't changed much from its predecessor.
Redfield’s two immediate predecessors were not paid under Title 42.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms shook up her administration on Friday, announcing the departures of several holdovers from former Mayor Kasim Reed’s government, further separating herself from her predecessor.
Thursday's appointment of Denisa Sakova comes after her two predecessors resigned following large street protests.
Pruitt’s team has insisted there are more investigations into threats against Pruitt than there were for his two immediate predecessors.
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Origin and Etymology of predecessor
PREDECESSOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of predecessor for English Language Learners
: a person who had a job or position before someone else
: something that comes before something else
PREDECESSOR Defined for Kids
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