Ancestry and Succession


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Ancestry noun – The line of ancestors from whom a person is descended.
Usage example: a Cambodian immigrant who can trace her Khmer ancestry as far back as the 16th century

Succession and ancestry are semantically related In some cases you can use "Succession" instead a noun "Ancestry".
Nearby Words: ancestor, ancestral, ancestress
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Succession noun – Acquisition of property by descent or by will.
Ancestry and succession are semantically related in line of descent topic. Sometimes you can use "Ancestry" instead a noun "Succession".
Nearby Words: success, successive, successor, successively, successiveness
Synonyms for Succession

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similar similar ancestry similar succession
actual actual ancestry actual succession
male male ancestry male succession
possible possible ancestry possible succession
Other adjectives: royal, ethnic.
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Succession and Ancestry. (2016). Retrieved 2020, November 28, from
Ancestry & Succession. N.p., 2016. Web. 28 Nov. 2020. <>.
Succession or Ancestry. 2016. Accessed November 28, 2020.

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