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v. suc·ceed·ed, suc·ceed·ing, suc·ceeds
a. To come next in time or order: She fell sick, and what succeeded was an outpouring of concern from her fans.
b. To replace another in office or position: The prince succeeded to the throne. See Synonyms at follow.
2. To accomplish something desired or intended: "Success is counted sweetest / By those who ne'er succeed" (Emily Dickinson).
3. Obsolete To pass to a person by way of inheritance.
1. To come after (something) in time or order; follow: Winter succeeds autumn.
2. To come after and take the place of: The heir succeeded the king.
[Middle English succeden, from Old French succeder, from Latin succēdere : sub-, near; see sub- + cēdere, to go; see ked- in Indo-European roots.]
suc·ce′dent (sək-sēd′nt) adj.
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|Adj.||1.||succeeding - coming after or following|
subsequent - following in time or order; "subsequent developments"
preceding - existing or coming before
|2.||succeeding - (of elected officers) elected but not yet serving; "our next president"|
incoming - arriving at a place or position; "incoming class"; "incoming mail"
succeeding[səkˈsiːdɪŋ] adj → suivant(e)
succeeding generations → les générations suivantes
succeeding[səkˈsiːdɪŋ] adj (following, in past) → successivo/a, seguente; (in future) → futuro/a
succeeding generations → generazioni fpl future
each succeeding year brought ... → ogni anno che passava recava...
each succeeding year will bring further wealth → con ogni anno che passa aumenterà la ricchezza