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Succession (IPA: /səkˈsɛʃən/)


Succession (n.)

The act of succeeding, or following after; a following of things in order of time or place, or a series of things so following; sequence; as, a succession of good crops; a succession of disasters.

Succession (n.)

A series of persons or things according to some established rule of precedence; as, a succession of kings, or of bishops; a succession of events in chronology.

Succession (n.)

An order or series of descendants; lineage; race; descent.

Succession (n.)

The power or right of succeeding to the station or title of a father or other predecessor; the right to enter upon the office, rank, position, etc., held ny another; also, the entrance into the office, station, or rank of a predecessor; specifically, the succeeding, or right of succeeding, to a throne.

Succession (n.)

The right to enter upon the possession of the property of an ancestor, or one near of kin, or one preceding in an established order.

Succession (n.)

The person succeeding to rank or office; a successor or heir.

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Episode of 30 Rock (S2 E13)

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Painting by Wassily Kandinsky

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American comedy-drama television series

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Episode of Xena: Warrior Princess (S5 E3)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" All fiefs were originally masculine, and women were excluded from the succession of them because they cannot keep secrets." - Women

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Music includes sounds wholly or predominantly characterised by the emission of a succession of repetitive beats." - Music

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The whole life is a succession of dreams. My ambition is to be a conscious dreamer, that is all." - Dreams

Example Sentence (Quote)

" What is our life but a succession of preludes to that unknown song whose first solemn note is sounded by death?" - Alphonse de Lamartine


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