Hi. I know this might be kind of a stupid question, but I was wondering if a predecessor follows something or is before it? I thought it was after, but the dictionary definition makes it seem like it is before. Is it before because of the pre?

Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. Right you are! Pre = before and post = after.

one that precedes; especially : a person who has previously occupied a position or office to which another has succeede

okay thanks.

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