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suc·ces·sion

succession

 
 
pronunciation:
sk se shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of following or coming after something or someone else.
The three jets took off in succession.
synonyms:
sequence
definition 2: the persons or things that follow or come after one another.
A succession of birds landed on the roof throughout the day.
synonyms:
series
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derivations: successional (adj.), successionally (adv.)
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