Meaning of succession

Definition of succession

(noun) a following of one thing after another in time; "the doctor saw a sequence of patients"
a group of people or things arranged or following in order; "a succession of stalls offering soft drinks"; "a succession of failures"
the action of following in order; "he played the trumps in sequence"
(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

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