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
The result, according to Specialized, is a bike that’s lighter, stiffer, more aerodynamic, and more pleasant to ride than its predecessor.
Cuomo, like most of his predecessors, not to mention de Blasio, is too canny to want to be the face of the M.T.A. Byford, on the other hand, is happy to be out front, fully identified with the subways and buses and fully accountable.
Mosby campaigned on her 92 percent conviction rate, which was lower than her predecessor’s.
But the upcoming pro-Trump publications reinforce the difference between his time presidency and those of his predecessors.
Despite its smaller size, the ACV has a 690 horsepower engine providing more than 50 percent more horsepower than its predecessor.
Garmin redesigned the smallest model, the 42mm Fenix 5S Plus, to have a display that's about 20 percent larger than its predecessor so those who want a smaller case don't have to sacrifice screen space to get it.
This redesigned Traverse is a comely critter that’s lighter, easier on gas, peppier, and roomier than its predecessor.
But at least Fallen Kingdom considers the idea of letting go, making it a more thoughtful and interesting film than its immediate predecessor.
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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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