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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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The explosions came in quick succession, but the full impact came later.
In quick succession, the Dow crashes hard, Will learns of Gail's infidelity, and he's left to freeze to death in the woods by the mobster whose wife Joel is screwing.
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.
During exercise, the researchers tallied single misplaced beats and multiple beats (two or more beats repeating in quick succession).
However, soon after the powerplay they crumbled and kept losing wickets in quick succession. They were all out for 132 in the 19th over.
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.
But the pair were dismissed in quick succession - and when Brad Haddin followed soon afterwards, Australia found themselves 130 for five at the 25-over mark.
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
Llanllyfni's Jason Roberts and United's Dylan Roberts were both sent off in quick succession and Llanllyfni boss Craig Thomas was ordered from the dug-out.
Posh dominated the game from the kick-off, George Boyd sending a weak header wide from six yards in the 11th minute before Bury goalkeeper Darren Randolph saved two efforts in quick succession from Chris Whelpdale and Craig Mackail-Smith.
Three goals followed in quick succession in the second period as the Giants took control.