el sucesor, la sucesora
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
1. (replacement)
a. successor
Pronto se sabrá quién va a ser el sucesor del actual presidente.Soon, we'll know who the current president's successor will be.
2. (royal next in line)
a. heir (masculine and feminine)
El príncipe recién nacido es el sucesor al trono del reino.The newborn prince is the heir to the throne of the kingdom.
b. heiress (feminine)
El rey solicitó al parlamento aprobar que la princesa fuera su sucesora.The king asked parliament to pass that the princess would be his heiress.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (next in line)
a. succeeding
Generaciones sucesoras heredarán una cantidad de problemas medioambientales.Succeeding generations will inherit a number of environmental problems.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. succeeding
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. successor
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sucesora sucesora
1 (al trono, a un puesto) successor
2 (heredero) heir/heiress
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