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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
succession /sək'seʃn/
  • danh từ
    • sự kế tiếp; sự liên tiếp
      • three great victories in succession: ba thắng lợi to lớn liên tiếp
    • sự nối ngôi, sự kế vị; quyền kế vị
      • to claim the succession: đòi quyền kế vị
    • sự thừa kế, sự ăn thừa tự
      • right of succession: quyền thừa kế, quyền ăn thừa tự
    • tràng, dãy, chuỗi
      • a succession of disasters: một chuỗi tai hoạ
Concise Dictionary
+a following of one thing after another in time
+a group of people or things arranged or following in order
+the action of following in order
+(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
+acquisition of property by descent or by will

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 passing (on), handing down or on, transmittal, transmission, transfer, transferral, shift, conveyance, conveyancing:
According to her will, the succession of the property is via her first-born.
2 sequence, progression, order, series, turn, course, flow, chain, train, procession:
The succession of events was as he described.
3 accession, assumption, attainment, elevation, promotion; inheritance:
What was the year of Charles II's succession to the Spanish throne?
4 lineage, descent, birthright, dynasty, ancestry, descendants, bloodline:
The 18th century began with the War of the Spanish Succession.
5 in succession. one after or behind the other, at intervals, successively, consecutively, in a row, running, without interruption, uninterruptedly, in order, in line:
They published several historical novels in quick succession.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
1 [C, usually sing.] a number of people or things that follow each other in time or order; a series: a succession of events / problems / visitors + He's been hit by a succession of injuries since he joined the team. + She has won the award for the third year in succession. + They had three children in quick succession. + The gunman fired three times in rapid succession.
2 [U] the regular pattern of one thing following another thing: the succession of the seasons + the succession of images on a screen
3 [U] the act of taking over an official position or title; the right to take over an official position or title, especially to become the king or queen of a country: He became chairman in succession to Bernard Allen. + She's third in order of succession to the throne. + a line of succession
See also - SUCCEED
Collocation Dictionary

1 series of people, things, etc.


endless, long, never-ending | constant, continuous, uninterrupted | quick, rapid
We lost three secretaries in quick succession.
| whole
A whole succession of presidents had tried to resolve the issue without success.


in ~
There has been a rise in crime for the second year in succession.

2 right to have an important position after sb else


legitimate | disputed | dynastic, hereditary


ensure, secure
He wanted to have a son to secure the succession.


in ~ to
Betty Munn is the manager in succession to Edna Greenan.


the line/order of succession
He is next in (the) line of succession to the British throne.
| the right of succession, succession to the throne

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