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suhk se shuhn

  • n  a following of one thing after another in time
  • n  a group of people or things arranged or following in order
    a succession of stalls offering soft drinks
    a succession of failures
  • n  the action of following in order
  • n  (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
  • n  acquisition of property by descent or by will

  • Alex Wong Getty The first question is when that succession will happen.
  • Nationality may be another important consideration in the papal succession.
  • The announcement by Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, that he might consider changing the centuries-old method of succession is a sign both of the exiled god-king's .
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  • SCRA Unveils Public Safety Software
    SCRA today unveiled its latest public safety technology at the NENA 9-1-1 Conference in Charlotte, N.C. Alastar™ is SCRA's first product deliverable in a succession of SCRA-engineered technology deliverables that provide situational awareness and interagency coordination for public safety providers.
    June 17, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Skipper says Socceroos not doing the samba yet
    Australia's national soccer team head coach Holger Osieck speaks during a press conference ahead of their World Cup Qualifying match against Iraq Monday, June 17, 2013. Australia can qualify for its third World Cup in succession if it beats Iraq on Tuesday and finishes second in its group behind Japan, which was the first team to qualify for the World Cup.
    June 17, 2013 - The News-Times
  • Naper Settlement's interim CEO steps in as guardian of Naperville history
    After a 40-year career with Illinois Bell and Ameritech and a decade of involvement with the Naperville Heritage Society, Mike Krol now is serving as the interim president and CEO of Naper Settlement. In his new position, he'll develop community partnerships, work on a succession plan, continue fundraising efforts and move forward with the capital campaign.
    June 17, 2013 - Daily Herald

  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in FOXNews
    Speaking to reporters during a flight to South Korea from Indonesia, Clinton said there is "an increasing amount of pressure because if there is a succession, even if it's a peaceful succession, that creates more uncertainty and it may also...
  • Joe Manchin in Wheeling Intelligencer
    I appreciate the attorney general for rendering such a swift reply in accordance to my recent request seeking his opinion on the state's succession law to fill the vacancy left by the passing of our beloved US Senator Robert C. Byrd,Manchin...
  • Terry Semel in The Australian
    The board and I have long talked about the importance of ensuring a smooth succession in Yahoo!'s senior leadership - and more recently, about the need for a leadership team committed to carrying Yahoo! through its multi-year transformation,...

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