Correct spelling for the English word "predecessor" is [p_ɹ_ˈiː_d_ɪ_s_ˌɛ_s_ə], [pɹˈiːdɪsˌɛsə], [pɹˈiːdɪsˌɛsə]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Common Misspellings for PREDECESSOR

Below is the list of 296 misspellings for the word "predecessor". Misspellings percentages are collected from over 510 000 spell check sessions on from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Usage Examples for PREDECESSOR

  1. Sir Jeffrey Amherst had recently resigned his office of commander in chief and General Gage a man of less efficiency than his predecessor was appointed to succeed him - "The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada" by Francis Parkman
  2. Mr Forster's predecessor Mr James Lowther was an uncommonly capable man and gifted with a fund of humour which prevented him from taking the Irish too seriously - "The Reminiscences of an Irish Land Agent" by S.M. Hussey
  3. Without the inner freedom of its predecessor it is more sober and self contained than the B minor Scherzo - "Chopin: The Man and His Music" by James Huneker
  4. It is quite possible however that Narmer was the successor not the predecessor of Mena - "History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery" by L.W. King and H.R. Hall
  5. The new infant therefore received none of the attention at his hands which its predecessor had enjoyed - "Amos Huntingdon" by T.P. Wilson