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Synonyms for predecessor

previous job holder


Synonyms for predecessor

Synonyms for predecessor

one who precedes you in time (as in holding a position or office)

something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone

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In a word, that accumulated knowledge which man inherits by means of books, imparted and transmitted information, schools, colleges, and universities, we obtain through more subtle agencies that are incorporated with our organic construction, and which form a species of hereditary mesmerism; a vegetable clairvoyance that enables us to see with the eyes, hear with the ears, and digest with the understandings of our predecessors.
The Bureau of Land Management's predecessor, the General Land Office, disposed of public lands, and among the Fish and Wildlife Service's predecessors, the Biological Survey was in Agriculture and the Bureau of Fisheries in Commerce.
Part of DOE's effort to learn more about the experiments included setting up a telephone hotline for callers with information on any human studies supported by DOE or its predecessor agencies, such as the Atomic Energy Commission.
For much of the nineteenth century, the hospital resembled its Old Regime predecessor. In practice, the assault mounted by the Enlightenment and Revolution on the hospital and traditional public assistance proved a failure.
New Revenue Procedure 90-57 applies only when: 1) one corporation (the successor) acquires substantially all the assets and liabilities of another (the predecessor), 2) during the pre-acquisition portion of the calendar year in which the acquisition occurs, the predecessor makes interest payments and 3) during the post-acquisition portion of that year, the predecessor does not make any such payments.
Akeredolu also faced the temptation and allure of fighting his predecessor and jettisoning his projects and policies.
'Mind you, ito si Sid Lapena sa Customs including Faeldon who was his predecessor, puro military 'to (Mind you, Sid Lapena and Faeldon, who was his predecessor, were military officers),' Duterte said during his speech at the Masskara Festival celebration in Negros Occidental on Saturday.
Android Headlines has managed to source a render of the front of the smartphone and it seems like the upcoming device will look a lot like its predecessor, the Galaxy Note 8 .
By EDDY KAGERACambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie has told a British parliamentary committee that his predecessor, who died in a Kenyan hotel room in 2012, might have been poisoned.Wylie told the culture select committee that police were bribed not to investigate the death of Dan Muresan.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Aug 16 (ANI): Sohail Mahmood on Wednesday assumed his charge as the Pakistan's High Commissioner to India, after his predecessor Abdul Basit announced retirement before his tenure was scheduled to end
Marine services company Hercules Offshore (NasdaqGM:HERO) stated on Wednesday that it recorded a net loss of USD361.8m (USD2.24 per diluted share) for the period from 1 October 2015 to 6 November 2015 for the predecessor company.
The Taiwan-based company's new flagship smartphone is expected to have several upgrades over its predecessor. Here are some of the features expected in HTC One 2:
According to the notification issued in this regard, the PSP Officer Asghar Ali Yousafzai, who was awaiting posting orders, has been posted as the Superintendent of Police (Intelligence), CID Quetta while another PSP officer, awaiting posting orders, Farrukh Bashir has been posted as the Zonal Commander, Balochistan Constabulary, Gwadar Zone while his predecessor, Mukhtiar Hussain (DSP) has been asked to report to the Commandant Balochistan Constabulary.
In fact, the Z4 has finally ditched the soft-top of its predecessor and gone for a folding metal one, which not only gifts it with grace unknown to its edgy ancestor, but also adds a new level of safety and security.
While it looks pretty similar to its predecessor, it has been substantially revamped and is a full seven inches, (19.5 cm), longer than the original.