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  Definition of succession
  1. acquisition of property by descent or by will
  2. the action of following in order; "he played the trumps in sequence"
  3. a following of one thing after another in time; "the doctor saw a sequence of patients"
  4. a group of people or things arranged or following in order; "a succession of stalls offering soft drinks"; "a succession of failures"
  5. (ecology) the gradual and orderly process of change in an ecosystem brought about by the progressive replacement of one community by another until a stable climax is established
Similar Words: taking over, sequence, chronological sequence, successiveness, chronological succession, ecological succession

 

Hyponyms: alternation, rain, pelting, rotation, row, run, cascade, parade, streak

 

Derivational Morphology: sequence, succeed, come after, follow

 

 
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