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succession

the progression from initial colonization of an area by organisms to the CLIMAX population. The term usually refers to plants and in England the climax vegetation is oak woodland.
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It also prevents the bodies of men from acquiring their full size if they marry before their growth is completed; for this is the determinate period, which prevents any further increase; for which reason the proper time for a woman to marry is eighteen, for a man thirty-seven, a little more or less; for when they marry at that time their bodies are in perfection, and they will also cease to have children at a proper time; and moreover with respect to the succession of the children, if they have them at the time which may reasonably be expected, they will be just arriving into perfection when their parents are sinking down under the load of seventy years.
In the next chapter I shall consider the geological succession of organic beings throughout time; in the eleventh and twelfth, their geographical distribution throughout space; in the thirteenth, their classification or mutual affinities, both when mature and in an embryonic condition.
Lastly, I would carefully record every action and event of consequence, that happened in the public, impartially draw the characters of the several successions of princes and great ministers of state, with my own observations on every point.
In another direction were to be seen some of the sources of the Oregon, or Columbia, flowing to the northwest, past those towering landmarks the Three Tetons, and pouring down into the great lava plain; while, almost at the captain's feet, the Green River, or Colorado of the West, set forth on its wandering pilgrimage to the Gulf of California; at first a mere mountain torrent, dashing northward over a crag and precipice, in a succession of cascades, and tumbling into the plain where, expanding into an ample river, it circled away to the south, and after alternately shining out and disappearing in the mazes of the vast landscape, was finally lost in a horizon of mountains.
It's very trying to have a drunken husband, you see; and it must be very trying to have twins three times in succession, don't you think?
Beneath it he discerned the dismantled ramparts of a town; here the still intact arch of a portico, there two or three columns lying under their base; farther on, a succession of arches which must have supported the conduit of an aqueduct; in another part the sunken pillars of a gigantic bridge, run into the thickest parts of the rift.
Corporate Partner Pete Gilman was quoted in a Law360 article on the process of private equity firms succession planning.
This paper aims to draw together leadership succession models and present the similarities and differences between the models, subsequently providing suggestions to improve the existing leadership models.
Taking into consideration more than 450,000 succession cases comprising extraneous elements that had been instrumented only in year 2014 at European Union level and noticing that according to the official statistics of the National Union of Notaries Public that during the same year, there had been solved a number of 158,041 succession files by issuing the Certificate of Succession or legatee in Romania, thus the concern of the national and international legislator is totally justified.
FOURTEEN companies have been supported through succession deals by Finance Wales since April 2016, bringing the total number of deals of this type completed by the company to 136.
Summary: NITA MARU LLB (HONS) UK, SOLICITOR AND MANAGING PARTNER, TWS LEGAL CONSULTANTS EXPLAINS HOW REGISTERING A WILL AT THE DIFC CAN ENSURE BUSINESS SUCCESSION
not part of a planned succession or the result of M&A -- the cost is especially high.