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- 1. sequence, chronological sequence, succession, successiveness, chronological succession, temporal arrangement, temporal order
- usage: a following of one thing after another in time; "the doctor saw a sequence of patients"
- 2. succession, series
- usage: a group of people or things arranged or following in order; "a succession of stalls offering soft drinks"; "a succession of failures"
- 3. succession, sequence, order, ordering
- usage: the action of following in order; "he played the trumps in sequence"
- 4. succession, ecological succession, natural process, natural action, action, activity
- usage: (ecology) the gradual and orderly process of change in an ecosystem brought about by the progressive replacement of one community by another until a stable climax is established
- 5. succession, taking over, acquisition
- usage: acquisition of property by descent or by will
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