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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'.
In quick succession, she recoils, freezes, then wilts in his arms, and he spins her limp body in ever more delirious arcs, her legs and arms tracing lovely spirals in the air.
For instance, new mobile phone models with high-resolution cameras, which allow users to shoot high-quality pictures, are being released in quick succession.
This is the fourth Statoil project in quick succession to feature the new standardized fast-track umbilical design developed by Nexans and follows the contracts awarded in 2012 for the Oseberg Delta field (North Sea), the Snohvit gas field (Barents Sea) and the Smorbukk Sor (Norwegian Sea).
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.
Summary: Two bombs went off in quick succession in a busy central Baghdad street on Monday, killing at least six people and injuring about 20