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succession meaning and definition

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Definition of succession (noun)

  1. a following of one thing after another in time
  2. a group of people or things arranged or following in order
    • "a succession of stalls offering soft drinks"; "a succession of failures"
  3. the action of following in order
    • "he played the trumps in sequence"
    • synonyms: sequence
  4. (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
  5. acquisition of property by descent or by will
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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