Bedeutung von “predecessor” — Learner’s Dictionary

predecessor

noun [ C ] uk /ˈpriːdɪˌsesər/ us /ˈpredəsesər/
PERSON

the person who was in a job or position before:

He seems a lot better than his predecessor.
THING

something that existed before another, similar thing:

The predecessors to these computers were much larger and heavier.

(Definition von “predecessor” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)