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successor

suc·ces·sor

successor

 
 
pronunciation:
sk se sr
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: a person or thing that succeeds another.
He's grooming his son to be his successor in the business.She's helping in the training of her successor before starting her new job.The late king's successor was a more progressive ruler.
antonyms:
ancestor, predecessor
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