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succession

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succession/səkˈsɛʃən/noun
pluralsuccessions
succession
/səkˈsɛʃən/
noun
pluralsuccessions
Learner's definition of SUCCESSION  
[noncount]  : the act of getting a title or right after the person who had that title or right before you has died or is no longer able or allowed to have it
also  : the process by which this happens
[count]  : a series of people or things that come one after the other — usually singular — usually + of

in succession

: following one after the other
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