in succession

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in succession

: following one after the other
  • The guests arrived in succession.
  • He won the championship twice in succession.
  • She listed the names in quick/rapid succession.

Word by Word Definitions

succession play
  1. : the order in which or the conditions under which one person after another succeeds to a property, dignity, title, or throne

  2. : the right of a person or line to succeed

  3. : the line having such a right


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