Noun(1) a following of one thing after another in time(2) a group of people or things arranged or following in order(3) the action of following in order(4) (ecology(5) acquisition of property by descent or by will
(1) I was in the middle of one of my passionate rants when the doorknob rattled, followed by a succession of loud knocks.(2) Ambitious, energetic, and very able, Faulkner was clearly positioning himself for the succession to Brookeborough.(3) she had been secretary to a succession of board directors(4) Diversity increases as succession continues, only leveling off when succession has reached its final stage.(5) The Lib Dem policy would prove even more progressive than the mayor's plans, with partnerships that were binding in matters of inheritance, pensions and succession of tenancy.(6) There then followed a succession of failures by the claimants to comply with their obligations under the rules and under orders of the court, notwithstanding repeated reminders by the defendants.(7) Following a succession of attacks, a large breakaway group moved clear on the first of three laps and opened up a decisive lead over the rest.(8) As a fruit of the Pombaline vision, Goa is today the only State in India to have a uniform civil code, which ensures women equal rights of succession , property and inheritance.(9) It was followed by a succession of unstable coalition governments.(10) The rate of change of plant succession in the valley varies widely.(11) In short, the young princes arguably had an unqualified right of succession to the British throne, a right that was much stronger than their uncle.(12) More important, by following a succession of customized movements programmed by a professional, her progress seems to be under firm control of science.(13) Under Salic law (which prohibits succession in the female line), Ernst would be the British king rather than just the Prince of Hanover.(14) I think he was confusing the constitutional succession in office with who was in charge.(15) How should the home secretary respond to the succession of nasty murders committed by offenders under supervision by the probation service in the community?(16) The seemingly endless waves of corporate fraud were quickly followed by a succession of massive business failures.
(1) in succession :: In opvolging
1. sequence ::
2. accession ::
3. taking over ::
Different Formssuccession, successions
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