Definition of 'successor'

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Synonyms of "successor"
Synonyms of "successor"
French Translation of "successor"
French Translation of "successor"
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Example sentences containing 'successor'

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There is increasing talk of power struggles as potential successors jostle to fill the apparent vacuum. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There are a number of potential successors on the board. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It added that the proposal would not require the board to disclose the identities of potential successors. Times, Sunday Times (2011)My test for a potential successor to the book is whether you can read it in the bath. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Possible successors have long been rumoured, but seldom confirmed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Mr Cable is the most credible figure to emerge as a possible successor. The Sun (2012)That, after all, is the job of their successors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If so, it would be a worthy successor to the Eagle. Times, Sunday Times (2011)

Synonyms of 'successor'

heir, beneficiary, inheritor, next-in-line

Trends of 'successor'

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Translations for 'successor'

British English: successor /səkˈsɛsə/ NOUN
Someone's successor is the person who takes their job after they have left.
His successor was a woman.
  • American English: successor
  • Arabic: خَلَف
  • Brazilian Portuguese: sucessor
  • Chinese: 接任者
  • Croatian: nasljednik
  • Czech: nástupce
  • Danish: efterfølger
  • Dutch: opvolger
  • European Spanish: sucesor
  • Finnish: seuraaja
  • French: successeur
  • German: Nachfolger
  • Greek: διάδοχος
  • Italian: successore
  • Japanese: 後継者
  • Korean: 후계자
  • Norwegian: etterfølger
  • Polish: następca
  • European Portuguese: sucessor
  • Romanian: succesor
  • Russian: преемник
  • Spanish: sucesor
  • Swedish: efterträdare
  • Thai: ผู้สืบตำแหน่ง
  • Turkish: halef
  • Ukrainian: наступник
  • Vietnamese: người kế vị


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