Definition of successor in English:


Line breaks: suc|ces¦sor
Pronunciation: /səkˈsɛsə


A person or thing that succeeds another: Schoenberg saw himself as a natural successor to the German romantic school
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  • The ability of the farm to generate enough income for the successor is a big issue.
  • She is there for life, as are her heirs and successors, without there being any means of removal.
  • And as a backbencher you will need to allow your successors to get on with that task without undue interference.
heir, heir apparent, inheritor, next-in-line, descendant, beneficiary; replacement, incomer, substitute

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