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  1. suc·ces·sion
    IPA[səkˈseSHən]
  2. noun

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: succession, plural noun: successions

    • noun

      a number of people or things of a similar kind following one after the other:

      a group of strata representing a single chronological sequence:

    • noun

      (in Christian thought) the uninterrupted transmission of spiritual authority from the Apostles through successive popes and bishops, taught by the Roman Catholic Church but denied by most Protestants.
    • following one after the other without interruption
    • following one after the other without interruption
    • noun

      a country resulting from the partition of another one.
    • noun

      (in Christian thought) the uninterrupted transmission of spiritual authority from the Apostles through successive popes and bishops, taught by the Roman Catholic Church but denied by most Protestants.
    • noun

      the law regulating the inheritance of property.

      the law regulating the appointment of a new monarch or head of state.

    • following one another at short intervals
    • inheriting or elected to the place of
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