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Word: predecessor

Definition: former occupant of a post

Sentences Containing 'predecessor'

"Borderlands 2"s gameplay is similar to its predecessor.
"Moto Racer 2" has more courses than its predecessor, and added a level editor.
"Return to the Blue Lagoon" bears a strong similarity to its predecessor, which was produced and directed by Randal Kleiser, but picks up from where its predecessor left off.
After her departure, the ballet was taken over by Mathilde Kschessinskaya, who was as much celebrated in the role as was her Italian predecessor.
Binder was a new app at the time with no predecessor.
Both Reagan and his predecessor had declined clemency.
Contrary to his predecessor Narmer, Hor-Aha is not attested outside of the Nile Valley.
Development of Windows 8 started before the release of its predecessor, Windows 7, in 2009.
Due to the success of its predecessor, the brothers felt pressure to make a game that was original and would not appear too similar to its predecessor on first sight.
During the Imām's seclusion, a Dā‘ī l-Muṭlaq is appointed by his predecessor.
Each apparatus is linked by a string to its predecessor and successor machine.
Each branch of the tree shows a relationship between one coach and their predecessor.
Each of the new units assumed the personnel, equipment, and mission of its predecessor.
Examples include the head quarters office of one of the predecessor companies, certain executives, the human resources department, or other employees of the predecessor companies.
For the rest, the enlightened internal policy of his predecessor was abandoned.
Governor Fletcher of New York wrote Clarke for a quota of men which had not been provided by his predecessor.
He was a son of his predecessor Wuqu-Batz'.
He was the son of Wonjong, his predecessor on the throne.
His predecessor as speaker of the Michigan House, Lew Dodak, was voted out of office in the 1992 election.
His predecessor Narmer had united Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt into a single kingdom.
His predecessor was Adelbrik Adelen and he was succeeded by Igo Galema as potestaat.
I thought about my predecessor, who had died of drink and smoke; and I could have wished he had been so good as to live, and not bother me with his decease.
In the crypt is a tile of a griffin, a survival from the predecessor church building.
ISO 13490 has several improvements over its predecessor.
It is often considered by some as a predecessor to Blige's album "My Life".
It is the second in the Dragonkeeper series and the predecessor to "Dragon Moon".
It was not until 2007 that Ariane 5 launches were recognised as being as reliable as those of the predecessor model.
Like its predecessor, the Mk6 Golf is based on the Volkswagen Group A5 (PQ35) platform.
Louis, and Rice's predecessor, the retiring Auxiliary Bishop Hermann, were also in attendance.
Modern GAZ-3937 is not retained almost nothing from its predecessor.
Moyne's predecessor Richard Casey was deemed unsuitable because he was Australian.
Nobles elected a king's successor, and it was common for the successor to be of a different family as his predecessor.
Prajmaline is a semi-synthetic propyl derivative of ajmaline, with a higher bioavailability than its predecessor.
San Diego's planning department had been dismantled under Filner's predecessor, Jerry Sanders.
Shay's predecessor in Milwaukee, Harry "Pep" Clark, resigned in the middle of the 1916 season.
So, here was another earthquake of which I became the sport, before I had recovered from the shock of its predecessor!
The album has a more natural and live sound than its predecessor "Haïku".
The book received positive reviews, but not as good as its predecessor's, scoring only 4.09/5 on Goodreads.
The car should have the same capacity as its predecessor (the Tatra T2), but be easier to build.
The Cray parallel directives were a direct predecessor of OpenMP.
The earliest predecessor to the Joseph Kushner Hebrew Academy was founded in 1942.
The film directly continues with "Lee Rock", with a few minute recap of the main details of its predecessor.
The Mockingbirds are a predecessor band to 10cc and already included both Graham Gouldman and Kevin Godley.
The new district is approximately ten points more Republican than its predecessor.
The predecessor of the school was the "Shanghai County Junior High School", founded in August, 1928.
The same way as the predecessor: MTV Hits.
This bridge was not the predecessor to the current Derby-Shelton Bridge.
This choice came naturally, as Romanian troops were already familiar with its predecessor.
To her life with each husband she brought experience gained with his predecessor.
Unlike its predecessor, however, it did not have a hit single.

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