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successor

Legal Definition of successor

Noun

  1. A person who takes over the rights of another.

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Definition of successor

Pronunciation

Noun

successor (plural successors)

  1. A person or thing that immediately follows another in holding an office or title.

    George W. Bush was successor to Bill Clinton as President of the US.

  2. The next heir in order or succession.
  3. A person who inherits a title or office

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