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suhk se ser

  • n  a person who follows next in order
    he was President Lincoln's successor
  • n  a thing or person that immediately replaces something or someone
  • n  a person who inherits some title or office

  • Had Arthur also died, there would have, been no immediately available successor to the White House.
  • His successor may not be so careful.
  • During the War a crowd of patriots was gathered in old Madison Square Garden to hear the president of Princeton University, President Woodrow Wilson's successor in that office .
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  • Lloyd Robertson in Globe and Mail
    There comes a time and this is it,he said. "I want to leave a suitable period for my successor to have a smooth and seamless transition. While I'll be hoisting anchor next year, I'll be continuing at CTV for some time."
  • Mel Martinez in
    In a message from his office, Martinez said he would "step down from public office, effective on a successor taking office to fill out the remainder of my term."
  • John Paul Stevens in USA Today
    Having concluded that it would be in the best interests of the Court to have my successor appointed and confirmed well in advance of the commencement of the Court's next Term, I shall retire from regular active service as an Associate Justice,...

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