succeed to

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See: inherit
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I saw how the fine form of man was degraded and wasted; I beheld the corruption of death succeed to the blooming cheek of life; I saw how the worm inherited the wonders of the eye and brain.
Ronna Lichtenberg wrote Pitch Like A Girl: How A Woman Can Be Herself And Still Succeed to help women learn to promote themselves and get what they want in business and in life.
Although a debtor may succeed to an estate's NOLs when the estate terminates, Sec.
Even Noyer, perhaps France's last best hope to succeed to succeed Duisenberg, laments the damage to the central bank's credibility.
A claimant hoping to establish an entitlement to succeed to a rent regulated tenancy must, in addition to proving the requisite relationship to the tenant (by blood, marriage or financial and emotional inter-dependence), establish the requisite co-occupancy in the apartment with the tenant; generally, two years prior to the permanent vacating from the apartment by the prime tenant.
Note: The IRS has issued a proposed regulation (section 1.1398-1) allowing a bankruptcy estate to succeed to the debtor's unused PALs.