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Succession

The rules of or process by which a person goes about filling a role previously held by another person. In estates, succession determines who owns the property of the decedent, with everything going to the next of kin in the absence of a will. In business, succession is the process by which one employee, especially a major executive like the CEO, is replaced by another person. In determining succession, a board of directors ought to exercise caution to ensure that an executive is not only competent, but also does not bring any conflicts of interest to the company.
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David Hodgson again reduced the lead in the 63rd minute but when Chad Randall and Luisi went over in quick succession the points were Quins'.
King's international recall sparked aclub versus country debate as he cannot play matches in quick succession, meaning he would have Redknapp, despite initially describing the call-up as "mad" and "pointless", insists there is no rift with Capello - and he backs the Italian to guide the country to victory in South Africa next year.
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Summary: England have lost two wickets in quick succession with Ian Bell quickly following Paul Collingwood in the fifth Ashes Test.
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He wrote: ``The wind, rising to the highest pitch of violence, boomed and surged amid the desolate crags; lightning flashes in quick succession cut the gloomy darkness; and the thunders, the most tremendously loud and appalling I ever heard, made an almost continuous roar, stroke following stroke in quick, passionate succession, as though the mountain were being rent to its foundations and the fires of the old volcano were breaking forth again.
Hussain and Graham Thorpe then went in quick succession leaving England struggling.
He loses his job and his girl in quick succession and then in a serious car accident, he's left with amnesia.
According to Nehlig's research, seven or eight cups of java would have to be consumed in quick succession to create the same addictive brain activity as a low dose of, say, morphine.
In quick succession, raids were carried out in Beijing, Xiamen, Quanzhou, Dongguan, Chang'an, Zhongshan, and Shenzhen.
They raided the houses in quick succession while the players were abroad.