Translation of "succession" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /səkˈseʃ.ən/ us

a number of similar events or people that happen, exist, etc. after each other

A succession of scandals and revelations has undermined the government over the past year.
Life was just an endless succession of parties and dinners.
in succession

happening one after another

consecutivos, seguidos
She had her first three children in rapid succession.
This is the seventh year in succession that they’ve won the tournament.

[ no plural ] a process in which someone automatically takes an official position or job after someone else

His divorce will not prevent the Prince of Wales’s succession to the throne.
Who comes after the vice-president in the presidential line of succession?

(Translation of “succession” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)