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predecessors

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something belonging to an earlier time from which something else was later developed
  • the once-ubiquitous typewriter was the predecessor of today's electronic keyboard

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“Predecessors.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/predecessors. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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