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a way in which things follow each other in space or time

a number of things placed or occurring one after the other

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a group of people or things arranged or following in order

the action of following in order

(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

acquisition of property by descent or by will

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First, it does not adequately address the primary point that the laws of succession, as Imperial statutes that expressly stated that they applied to Britain's colonies, formed part of the law of those colonies, including Canada.
Canadians generally agree with the citizens of the Queen's other realms in supporting the changes to the laws of succession, hence the unanimous support in the House of Commons and the Senate.
They refused to comment on its sex, or whether the couple knew its sex.The child will be direct in line to the throne after William and his father Prince Charles, and should wear the crown regardless of whether it is a boy or a girl thanks to a change in the laws of succession.
THE Prince of Wales has raised concerns about the implications of changing the laws of succession to the British throne, it was reported yesterday.
Richard Redden Bromley, South London ?WELL done to the Queen for having the foresight to change the antiquated laws of succession. It is to the great credit of our excellent royal family that they are prepared to move with the times.
WE are told that the present Queen of England has agreed to consider changing the laws of succession so that the first-born child of William and Katherine, of whatever gender, shall be eligible to succeed to the monarchy in due course.
The Cabinet Office said talks had been held with Commonwealth countries that would be affected by changes in the laws of succession.
OUTDATED and "sexist" laws of succession must be changed following the announcement that Prince William and Catherine Middleton are to marry, an MP has demanded.
Such laws of succession should be set aside for national emergencies where the fate of the nations rests on the ability of the government to respond.