Spanish translation of 'succession'
- (= series)
⇒ after a succession of disasters
después de una sucesión or serie de catástrofes
⇒ they each went in succession to the headmaster
fueron todos a ver al director uno detrás de otro
⇒ she has won three games in succession
ha ganado tres partidos seguidos or sucesivos or consecutivos
⇒ he was my tutor two years in succession
fue mi tutor dos años seguidos or consecutivos
⇒ for the third day/year in succession
por tercer día/año consecutivo
⇒ in close or quick or rapid succession
uno tras de otro,
en rápida sucesión
⇒ four times in succession
cuatro veces seguidas
- (to a post)
⇒ in succession to sb
sucediendo a algn
⇒ Princess Rebecca is seventh in (line of) succession to the throne
la princesa Rebeca ocupa el séptimo puesto en la línea de sucesión a la corona
- (= descendants)
- See succession duty
Example Sentences Including 'succession'
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And his court will follow him about: for we are all relieved of our posts, in the moment when the succession occurs.VALENTINE PONTIFEX (2001)
But all they had heard so far was a succession of indifferent poets and party politicians.LEFT, RIGHT AND CENTRE (2001)
Abbot could foresee a succession of equally ambiguous interviews.UNTO THE GRAVE (2001)
A more worldly-wise chap, I suppose, would simply have thrown himself into a succession of shallow love-affairs that were really quite fun.THE FIVE MILLION DOLLAR PRINCE (2001)
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British English: succession NOUN
A succession of things of the same kind is a number of them that exist or happen one after the other.
He took a succession of jobs which have stood him in good stead.
Translation of succession from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary