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British English: /səkˈsɛʃ(ə)n/
American English: /səkˈsɛʃən/

Translation of succession in German:


  • 1
    Folge, die
    four games/years etc. in succession
    vier Spiele/Jahre usw. hintereinander
    in quick/rapid succession
    in schneller/rascher Folge
    in close succession (in space)
    dicht hintereinander
    (in time)
    kurz hintereinander
    the succession of the seasons
  • 2
    Serie, die
    a succession of losses/visitors
    eine Verlust-/Besucherserie
  • 3
    (right of succeeding to the throne etc.)
    he is second in succession
    er ist Zweiter in der Erbfolge
    in succession to his uncle
    als Nachfolger seines Onkels
    the apostolic succession
    (in the Roman Catholic Church)
    die Apostolische Nachfolge od. Sukzession

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