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succession

US [səkˈseʃ(ə)n]
UK [sək'seʃ(ə)n]
  • n.继承;继任;一连串;一系列
  • Web连续;演替;接连发生
Plural Form:successions  
Succession
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n.
1.
[c][ususing]
一连串;一系列;连续的人(或事物)a number of people or things that follow each other in time or order
a succession of visitors
络绎不绝的来访者
He's been hit by a succession of injuries since he joined the team.
自入队以来他一再受伤。
She has won the award for the third year in succession .
这是她连续第三年获得此奖。
They had three children in quick succession .
短短几年间,他们接连生了三个孩子。
The gunman fired three times in rapid succession .
歹徒连开三枪。
2.
[u]
交替;更迭the regular pattern of one thing following another thing
the succession of the seasons
四季的更迭
3.
[u]
继承;继任;(尤指王位的)继承权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.
他接替伯纳德 ) 艾伦任主席。
She's third in order of succession to the throne.
她在王位继承人顺位中排第三。

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