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predecessor
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

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Definition
one who precedes another in time — such as the previous mayor relative to the current mayor
  • There were a thousand ingots of gold, each weighing from two to three pounds; then he piled up twenty-five thousand crowns, each worth about eighty francs of our money, and bearing the effigies of Alexander VI. and his predecessors; and he saw that the complement was not half empty.
    Chapters 23-24 (98% in)
  • I gave one to the Sultan, who mounted it in his sabre; another to our holy father the Pope, who had it set in his tiara, opposite to one nearly as large, though not so fine, given by the Emperor Napoleon to his predecessor, Pius VII.
    Chapters 39-40 (69% in)

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