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
Howard Davies, chairman at RBS, discusses the bank's succession planning.
Ingredion did not report any changes to compensation Monday in connection with the succession planning.
The company said at the time that its succession planning had been underway for five years, but the billionaire investor Nelson Peltz had pressed it in recent years to cut costs and improve its returns.
In the last two years, often in quick succession, many of Europe’s major urban centers have been struck by vehicle attacks.
Reverse your legs to complete one rep and continue in quick succession.
The center does so through a collection of professional management programming on the subjects of leadership, succession planning, strategic planning, business board implementation, next generation development, communications and culture.
States of emergency were declared in all three states as Nate -- which has already killed at least 21 people in Central America -- became the latest in a succession of destructive storms this hurricane season.
At the moment many investors are too complacent about Xi’s lack of a succession plan, said Andrew Polk, co-founder of research firm Trivium China in Beijing.
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Origin and Etymology of succession
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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
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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