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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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    Veena
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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. 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.

  2. The IEA:

    We conclude that the oil market faces the prospect of a third successive year when supply will exceed demand by 1 million bpd and there will be enormous strain on the ability of the oil system to absorb it efficiently.

  3. Secretary Alex Azar:

    For 15 years now, this country has had a massive effort at the federal, state and local level of preparedness for pandemic, we knew about SARS, we knew about MERS, which were earlier modifications of the coronavirus. None of those achieved anything like what we are seeing today. But that is why four successive presidencies, including the leadership of President President Donald Trump, there has been a great focus on pandemic preparedness.

  4. Nguyen Phu Trong:

    But because, I think, of the efforts of leaders in both parties here in the United States as well as the leadership in Vietnam over successive years, what we've seen is the emergence of a constructive relationship that is based on mutual respect and that has benefited the peoples of both countries. what is important is former enemies transformed to partners.

  5. Mariana Fulger:

    You have to go through successive diluting and crystallization to find your true light.

Images & Illustrations of successive

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