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succession British & World English

A number of people or things of a similar kind following one after the other

succession English Thesaurus

a succession of exciting events

Succession, Act of British & World English

(In English history) each of three Acts of Parliament passed during the reign of Henry VIII regarding the succession of his children

in succession British & World English

Following one after the other without interruption

succession state British & World English

A country resulting from the partition of another one

apostolic succession British & World English

(In Christian thought) the uninterrupted transmission of spiritual authority from the Apostles through successive popes and bishops, taught by the Roman Catholic Church but denied by most Protestants

law of succession British & World English

The law regulating the inheritance of property

in succession to British & World English

Inheriting or elected to the place of

in quick succession British & World English

Following one another at short intervals

settle the succession British & World English

Determine who shall succeed someone

Austrian Succession, War of the British & World English

A group of several related conflicts (1740-8), involving most of the states of Europe, that were triggered by the death of the Emperor Charles VI and the accession of his daughter Maria Theresa in 1740 to the Austrian throne

Spanish Succession, War of the British & World English

A European war (1701–14), provoked by the death without issue of the Spanish king Charles II. The Grand Alliance of Britain, the Netherlands, and the Holy Roman emperor threw back a French invasion of the Low Countries, and, although the Peace of Utrecht confirmed the accession of a Bourbon king in Spain, prevented Spain and France from being united under one crown

in succession in succession British & World English

Following one after the other without interruption

in succession to in succession British & World English

Inheriting or elected to the place of

in quick succession in succession British & World English

Following one another at short intervals

settle the succession in succession British & World English

Determine who shall succeed someone

Law of Succession in law of succession British & World English

The law regulating the appointment of a new monarch or head of state

in succession in succession English Thesaurus

he drank six pints of beer in rapid succession

in quick or rapid succession in succession British & World English

Following one another at short intervals


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