Definitions for consecutivekənˈsɛk yə tɪv
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one after the other
"back-to-back home runs"
consecutive, sequent, sequential, serial, successive(adj)
in regular succession without gaps
successive (without a break)
"sick for five straight days"
in a consecutive manner
"we numbered the papers consecutively"
following, in succession, without interruption
Having some logical sequence
following in a train; succeeding one another in a regular order; successive; uninterrupted in course or succession; with no interval or break; as, fifty consecutive years
following as a consequence or result; actually or logically dependent; consequential; succeeding
having similarity of sequence; -- said of certain parallel progressions of two parts in a piece of harmony; as, consecutive fifths, or consecutive octaves, which are forbidden
Origin: [Cf. F. conscutif. See Consequent.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Life is a wave, which in no two consecutive moments of its existence is composed of the same particles.
Altima has experienced five consecutive years of sales growth ... a feat no other mid-size car can claim.
If it comes true, this will be the first time in two decades we will see oil investments declining for two consecutive years.
It is common error to infer that things which are consecutive in order of time have necessarily the relation of cause and effect.
We're going to ask the judge to make sure that this defendant never sees the light of day, and we're going to ask him to run consecutive, every count.
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- على التواليArabic
- пореден, последователенBulgarian
- consecutiuCatalan, Valencian
- sekventiel, fortløbendeDanish
- aufeinander folgend, konsekutiv, fortlaufendGerman
- perättäinen, peräkkäinenFinnish
- leanmhainneachScottish Gaelic
- sorozatos, egymás utániHungarian
- հետևողական, հաջորդականArmenian
- achtereenvolgend, opeenvolgend, sequentieelDutch
- consecutivo, consequentePortuguese
- consecutiv, succesivRomanian
- последовательный, упорядоченный, логичный, консекутивныйRussian
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