Definition of in succession in English:

in succession

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  • Following one after the other without interruption.

    ‘she won the race for the second year in succession’
    • ‘For the second year in succession, Carlisle are staring into the abyss of relegation from the Football League.’
    • ‘It is no coincidence that for the second Olympics in succession, cycling and sailing have won a good collection of golds.’
    • ‘Then, for the second tournament in succession, it was the fitness of another player that determined his fate.’
    • ‘This is the second year in succession that the club has won this cup, which is a wonderful achievement.’
    • ‘They subsequently lost out to Kildare for the second year in succession by the minimum margin.’
    • ‘Among them was extra seating in the main stand, and for the second season in succession, United came to the rescue.’
    • ‘Throwing away a two goal lead once can be put down to bad luck, but to do it for the second game in succession smacked of carelessness.’
    • ‘For the second year in succession, the event was held in the University of Wales indoor stadium in Cardiff.’
    • ‘It will be their second table-top clash in succession after losing to Sherburn last week.’
    • ‘The sad fact is that for the second time in succession Rangers were fiercely unlucky not to progress.’
    one after the other, in a row, consecutively, one behind the other, successively, in sequence
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