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Pronunciation: /səkˈseʃən/

Translation of succession in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (act of following) sucesión (feminine) for 6 years in succession durante seis años consecutivos or seguidos it's happened ten times in succession ha pasado diez veces seguidas in rapid succession uno tras otro 1.2 countable/numerable (series) sucesión (feminine), serie (feminine) a succession of visitors/images una sucesión de visitantes/imágenes a succession of defeats una serie de derrotas
    Example sentences
    • The game came alive in the 20th minute when Bury, following a succession of a five-metre scrums, were eventually awarded a penalty try, the conversion a formality.
    • Following a succession of attacks, a large breakaway group moved clear on the first of three laps and opened up a decisive lead over the rest.
    • The city has struggled following a succession of high-profile business closures and job losses.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (to office, rank) sucesión (feminine) to be first in succession to the throne ser* el primero en la línea de sucesión al trono the law of succession la ley de sucesión in succession to sb como sucesor de algn
    Example sentences
    • As a fruit of the Pombaline vision, Goa is today the only State in India to have a uniform civil code, which ensures women equal rights of succession, property and inheritance.
    • I think he was confusing the constitutional succession in office with who was in charge.
    • The Lib Dem policy would prove even more progressive than the mayor's plans, with partnerships that were binding in matters of inheritance, pensions and succession of tenancy.

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