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Definitions for successive
səkˈsɛs ɪvsuc·ces·sive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. consecutive, sequent, sequential, serial, successive(adj)

    in regular succession without gaps

    "serial concerts"

Wiktionary

  1. successive(Adjective)

    Coming one after the other in a series.

    They had won the title for five successive years.

    Etymology: succedere, to succeed in

  2. successive(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to a succession.

    Etymology: succedere, to succeed in

Webster Dictionary

  1. Successive(adj)

    following in order or in uninterrupted course; coming after without interruption or interval; following one after another in a line or series; consecutive; as, the successive revolution of years; the successive kings of Egypt; successive strokes of a hammer

    Etymology: [Cf. F. successif. See Succeed.]

  2. Successive(adj)

    having or giving the right of succeeding to an inheritance; inherited by succession; hereditary; as, a successive title; a successive empire

    Etymology: [Cf. F. successif. See Succeed.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'successive' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4653

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'successive' in Adjectives Frequency: #639

How to pronounce successive?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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How to say successive in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of successive in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of successive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of successive in a Sentence

  1. Finance Minister Henri Yav Mulang:

    I already instructed the central bank to begin to pay (the reimbursements) in successive tranches.

  2. Chris Williamson:

    Although still reasonably strong, the pace of growth has slowed for three successive months, taking it down to the slowest since January, when business was hit by extreme weather arising from the Polar Vortex. This time, there was little anecdotal evidence from companies of the weather affecting business.

  3. Anthony Scott:

    Now that Michael Slager has pleaded guilty to a willful violation, admitted the facts we set out to prove and waived the right to appeal Michael Slager conviction, a successive prosecution by the State is not necessary.

  4. Brad Mittman MD:

    Every successive failure leads us one step closer to success. Thank God for our failures, those painful walls we hit that define the seemingly invisible boundaries of our lives, ever redirecting us, like guiding lights, down the winning paths to all our victories.

  5. Bella Dodd:

    I was at last beginning to see how ignorant I had become, how long since I had read anything except Party literature. I thought of our bookshelves stripped of books questioned by the Party, how when a writer was expelled from the Party his books went, too. I thought of the systematic rewriting of Soviet history, the revaluation, and in some cases the blotting out of any mention of such persons as Trotsky. I thought of the successive purges. Suddenly I too wanted the answers to the questions Senator Hickenlooper was asking and I wanted the truth. I found myself hitting at the duplicity of the Communist Party.

Images & Illustrations of successive

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