succession
succession
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (the act of following in order)
a. la sucesión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The succession of catastrophic events so close to one another is stressing me out.La sucesión de acontecimientos catastróficos tan próximos entre sí me está estresando.
2. (series)
a. la sucesión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A succession of inspirational speakers came to share their ideas at the conference.Una sucesión de inspiradores oradores vinieron a compartir sus ideas en la conferencia.
b. la serie
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After going through a succession of managers, the business finally closed down.Después de pasar por una serie de gerentes, la empresa finalmente cerró.
3. (order in which a person succeeds to)
a. la sucesión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The most recent member of the royal family is third in succession to the throne.El miembro más reciente de la familia real es el tercero en la sucesión al trono.
4. (act of getting a title or post)
a. la sucesión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
With the death of the minister, a struggle for the succession to his post began.Con la muerte del ministro, se inició una lucha por la sucesión a su cargo.
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succession
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la sucesión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
for two years in successiondos años consecutivos
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succession [səkˈseʃən]
noun
1 (series) sucesión (f); serie (f)
after a succession of disasters después de una sucesión or serie de catástrofes
I phoned all my sisters in succession
they each went in succession to the headmaster fueron todos a ver al director uno detrás de otro; she has won three games in succession ha ganado tres partidos seguidos or sucesivos or consecutivos
he beat 11 opponents in succession
he was my tutor two years in succession fue mi tutor dos años seguidos or consecutivos; for the third day/year in succession por tercer día/año consecutivo
there were two very warm days in succession they had six sons in succession 2 surprises in succession knocked the market off course yesterday Heard in succession, the three lines of dialogue produced an acoustic pun She patted her head, knees, calves and arms in succession
in close or quick or rapid succession uno tras de otro; en rápida sucesión
Scoring three goals in quick succession, he made it 10-8..
four times in succession cuatro veces seguidas
{Fraser Clyne has won the Scottish Road Running Championship} for the third year in succession six-race, of Aberdeen,}
2 (to a post) sucesión (f)
in succession to sb sucediendo a algn; Princess Rebecca is seventh in (line of) succession to the throne la princesa Rebeca ocupa el séptimo puesto en la línea de sucesión a la corona
3 (descendants) descendencia (f)
modifier
succession duty (n) derechos (m) de sucesión
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