Learner's definition of SUCCESSION
1 [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 2 [count] : a series of people or things that come one after the other — usually singular — usually + of
: following one after the other
The guests arrived in succession.
He won the championship twice in succession. [=in a row]
She listed the names in quick/rapid succession.