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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pre·cur·sor /prɪˈkɝsɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pre·cur·sor /prɪˈkɝsɚ, ˈprɪˌ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pre·cur·sor n.  One who, or that which, precedes an event, and indicates its approach; a forerunner; a harbinger.
    Evil thoughts are the invisible, airy precursors of all the storms and tempests of the soul.   --Buckminster.
 Syn: -- Predecessor; forerunner; harbinger; messenger; omen; sign.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a substance from which another substance is formed
           (especially by a metabolic reaction)
      2: a person who goes before or announces the coming of another
         [syn: forerunner]
      3: an indication of the approach of something or someone [syn:
         harbinger, forerunner, herald]