Examples of succession in a Sentence
As third in the line of succession, she would only become queen if her brothers both died or became ineligible.
Recent Examples of succession from the Web
Outside the top 500 as recently as last November, the 21-year-old has triumphed twice in quick succession in recent months, winning both South Africa's Joburg Open and, more recently, Malaysia's Maybank Championship.
In quick succession, three ideologies tearing the country apart have been tamed.
Our mother’s death, and the deaths of other family members in quick succession, tore a hole through our family.
There’s Tina in the back, a nurse in a blue peasant blouse and longhorn hat who fell into homelessness after her father and husband died in quick succession.
Allegations don’t involve ‘material’ amounts, company says Investigation highlights lack of succession planning An advertising colossus of 130,000 employees at hundreds of agencies in 112 countries, WPP Plc is still synonymous with Martin Sorrell.
In the latest annual report, board chairman Roberto Quarta noted that the company held three detailed senior management and CEO succession planning reviews in 2016.
Asked if there was any concern there may be a legal challenge based on the order of succession -- after the President bypassed Shulkin's deputy to appoint a different acting head of the VA -- the White House would not comment.
As the Twitter user pointed out, this difference might have something to do with the fact that William is significantly higher in the line of succession than his younger brother.
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SUCCESSION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of succession for English Language Learners
: the act of getting a title or right after the person who had that title or right before you has died or is no longer able or allowed to have it; also : the process by which this happens
: a series of people or things that come one after the other
SUCCESSION Defined for Kids
Definition of succession for Students
- A succession of police cars raced past.
legal Definition of succession
- the sequence of succession to the presidency
- would take the property by intestate succession
- who presents himself to claim an intestate succession
- —Louisiana Civil Code
- perpetual corporate succession
- documents…that all aim to prepare your company for its new owner's succession
- —Saul Berkowitz
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