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Chronological succession   /krˌɑnəlˈɑdʒɪkəl səksˈɛʃən/   Listen
Chronological succession

A following of one thing after another in time.  Synonyms: chronological sequence, sequence, succession, successiveness.

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"Chronological succession" Quotes from Famous Books

... way for interpreting the lines of argument used in opposition to Christianity, and shall now proceed to sketch in chronological succession the history of the chief intellectual attacks ...
— History of Free Thought in Reference to The Christian Religion • Adam Storey Farrar

... even a profound knowledge of our literature, in all parts having some, I felt it to be impossible that I should familiarly associate with those who had none at all; not so much as a mere historical knowledge of the literature in its capital names and their chronological succession. Do I mention this in disparagement of Oxford? By no means. Among the undergraduates of higher standing, and occasionally, perhaps, of my own, I have since learned that many might have been found eminently accomplished in this particular. But seniors do not seek after juniors; ...
— Memorials and Other Papers • Thomas de Quincey

Words linked to "Chronological succession" :   rotation, chronological sequence, temporal arrangement, temporal order, row, run, successiveness, succession, sequence, rain, pelting

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