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successor

noun beneficiary, descendant, follower, grantee, newcomer, next in line, replacement, scion
Associated concepts: successor in estate, successor in interrst, successor in office, successor in trust
See also: descendant, devisee, heir, replacement, transferee

SUCCESSOR. One who follows or comes into the place of another.
     2. This term is applied more particularly to a sole corporation, or to any corporation. The word heir is more correctly applicable to a common person who takes an estate by descent. 12 Pick. R. 322; Co. Litt. 8 b.
     3. It is also used to designate a person who has been appointed or elected to some office, after another person.

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