What is Succession ?
Succession is (noun) 1. a series of the same type of thing I had a succes- sion of phone calls from my relatives. in succession one after the other Three peo- ple in succession have asked me the same question. He won the title five times in suc- cession. 2. taking a property or a title from someone who has died The question of the succession to the throne is often mentioned in the newspapers.
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level