Predecessor vs Baianism - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between predecessor and baianism

is that predecessor is one who precedes; one who has preceded another in any state, position, office, etc; one whom another follows or comes after, in any office or position while baianism is a school of thought, the immediate historical predecessor of jansenism, that claimed thorough augustinianism over the scholasticism which held sway over most catholic theologians at the time.

predecessor

English

Alternative forms

* (archaic) * (qualifier) * predecessour (obsolete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who precedes; one who has preceded another in any state, position, office, etc.; one whom another follows or comes after, in any office or position.
  • A model or type of machinery or device which precedes the current one. Usually used to describe an earlier, outdated model.
  • The steam engine was the predecessor of diesel and electric locomotives.
  • (mathematics) A vertex having a directed path to another vertex
  • Synonyms

    * (l) (qualifier)

    Antonyms

    * (one who precedes) successor * (machinery or device which precedes) successor

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    baianism

    English

    Noun

    (-) (wikipedia Baianism)
  • A school of thought, the immediate historical predecessor of Jansenism, that claimed thorough Augustinianism over the scholasticism which held sway over most Catholic theologians at the time.