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Definition of 'succession'

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But all they had heard so far was a succession of indifferent poets and party politicians. Brandon, Ruth LEFT, RIGHT AND CENTRE (2001)Abbot could foresee a succession of equally ambiguous interviews. Penn, John 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. Butterworth, Michael THE FIVE MILLION DOLLAR PRINCE (2001)And his court will follow him about: for we are all relieved of our posts, in the moment when the succession occurs. Robert Silverberg VALENTINE PONTIFEX (2001)

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Translations for 'succession'

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.

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