[Word For Today] Precursor

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Today, we’ll learn the new word ‘precursor’.

Word For Today:


Translations of precursor in different languages:

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How is precursor used?

n.     something that happened or existed before another thing, especially if it either developed into it or had an influence on it

  • Biological research has often been a precursor to medical breakthroughs.
  • This was the precursor to a remarkable series of events.

Synonyms: 1. forerunner        2. vaunt-courier

Related words: precursory/  precursive (adj.)


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