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English definition of “succeed”


verb (FOLLOW)    /səkˈsiːd/
[I or T] to take an official job or position after someone else : He succeeded his father as editor of the paper . When the Queen dies , her eldest son will succeed to the throne .Replacing and exchanging to come after another person or thing in time : In the weeks that succeeded, five more patients showed similar symptoms . Almost from its beginnings , New York has produced succeeding generations of intellectuals .Occurring and happening
(Definition of succeed verb (FOLLOW) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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