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Definition of Succession

(noun) The transfer of a particular office or status to another individual.

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Usage Note

  • Plural: successions

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Works Consulted

Kendall, Diana. 2011. Sociology in Our Times. 8th ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

Macmillan. (N.d.) Macmillan Dictionary. (https://www.macmillandictionary.com/).

Oxford University Press. (N.d.) Oxford Dictionaries. (https://www.oxforddictionaries.com/).

Wiley. (N.d.) Wiley Online Library. (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/).

Cite the Definition of Succession

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “succession.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved August 24, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/succession/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

succession. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/succession/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “succession.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed August 24, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/succession/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“succession.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 24 Aug. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/succession/>.