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succession

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1 a series of things, people, events, or actions arranged or happening one after another
  • He experienced a succession of car repairs that set him back thousands of dollars.

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2 the order of people in a family
  • The prince is third in the line of succession to the throne.

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The first known use of succession was in the 14th century

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“Succession.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/succession. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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