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order of succession

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  • n. A formula or algorithm that determines who inherits an office upon the death, resignation, or removal of its current occupant.

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Examples

  • The dignities of sheick and emir invariably descend in this chosen race; but the order of succession is loose and precarious; and the most worthy or aged of the noble kinsmen are preferred to the simple, though important, office of composing disputes by their advice, and guiding valor by their example.

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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