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antecessor

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin antecessor

NounEdit

antecessor (plural antecessors)

  1. (obsolete) predecessor
    • 1839, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Coleridge's Literary Remains, Volume 4.[1]:
      Yet who says, I have faith in the existence of George II., as his present Majesty's antecessor and grandfather?
    • 1890, Grant Allen, The Great Taboo[2]:
      This, then, is their horrid counsel and device--that each one of their gods should kill his antecessor.

CatalanEdit

NounEdit

antecessor m (plural antecessors, feminine antecessora)

  1. predecessor

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

antecessor m (genitive antecessōris); third declension

  1. predecessor
  2. vanguard, scout

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative antecessor antecessōrēs
genitive antecessōris antecessōrum
dative antecessōrī antecessōribus
accusative antecessōrem antecessōrēs
ablative antecessōre antecessōribus
vocative antecessor antecessōrēs

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PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

antecessor m (plural antecessores, feminine antecessora, feminine plural antecessoras)

  1. predecessor (one who precedes)

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