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succession

  
1    chain, continuation, course, cycle, flow, order, procession, progression, run, sequence, series, train  
2    in succession      consecutively, one after the other, one behind the other, on the trot     (informal)   running, successively  
3    accession, assumption, elevation, entering upon, inheritance, taking over  
4    descendants, descent, line, lineage, race  
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succession

  
  ( successions    plural  )
1       n-sing   A successionof things of the same kind is a number of them that exist or happen one after the other.  
oft N of n, also in N  
Adams took a succession of jobs which have stood him in good stead..., Scoring three goals in quick succession, he made it 10-8...     
2       n-uncount   Succession is the fact or right of being the next person to have an important job or position.  
also N in pl  
She is now seventh in line of succession to the throne.     

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adv.
in a line, continuously, in quick succession
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