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succeeding

[suh k-see-ding]
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adjective
  1. being that which follows; subsequent; ensuing: laws to benefit succeeding generations.
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Origin of succeeding

First recorded in 1555–65; succeed + -ing1
Related formssuc·ceed·ing·ly, adverbun·suc·ceed·ing, adjective
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