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con·sec·u·tive

 (kən-sĕk′yə-tĭv)
adj.
1. Following one after another without interruption; successive: was absent on three consecutive days; won five consecutive games on the road.
2. Marked by logical sequence.
3. Grammar Expressing consequence or result: a consecutive clause.

[French consécutif, from Old French, from Medieval Latin cōnsecūtīvus, from cōnsecūtus, past participle of Latin cōnsequī, to follow closely; see consequent.]

con·sec′u·tive·ly adv.
con·sec′u·tive·ness n.

consecutive

(kənˈsɛkjʊtɪv)
adj
1. (of a narrative, account, etc) following chronological sequence
2. following one another without interruption; successive
3. (Logic) characterized by logical sequence
4. (Music, other) music another word for parallel3
5. (Grammar) grammar expressing consequence or result: consecutive clauses.
[C17: from French consécutif, from Latin consecūtus having followed, from consequī to pursue]
conˈsecutively adv
conˈsecutiveness n

con•sec•u•tive

(kənˈsɛk yə tɪv)

adj.
1. following one another in uninterrupted order; successive: consecutive numbers such as 5, 6, 7, 8.
2. marked by logical sequence.
[1605–15; consecut (ion) + -ive]
con•sec′u•tive•ly, adv.
con•sec′u•tive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.consecutive - one after the other; "back-to-back home runs"
succeeding - coming after or following
2.consecutive - in regular succession without gaps; "serial concerts"
ordered - having a systematic arrangement; especially having elements succeeding in order according to rule; "an ordered sequence"
3.consecutive - successive (without a break); "sick for five straight days"
continuous, uninterrupted - continuing in time or space without interruption; "a continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms results in the emission of light"- James Jeans; "a continuous bout of illness lasting six months"; "lived in continuous fear"; "a continuous row of warehouses"; "a continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it"; "moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks"
Adv.1.consecutive - in a consecutive manner; "we numbered the papers consecutively"

consecutive

adjective successive, running, following, succeeding, in turn, uninterrupted, chronological, sequential, in sequence, seriatim This was their fourth consecutive meeting in the past four days.

consecutive

adjective
Following one after another in an orderly pattern:
Translations
مُتَعاقِبمُتَوالٍ، مُتَعاقِب، مُتَتالٍ
následnýpo soběpo sobě jdoucí
fortløbendekonsekutiv
peräkkäinen
uzastopan
egymásra következõ
í röî
連続的な
연속적인
einantis iš eilėsiš eilės
secīgssekojošs
za sebou idúci
på varandra följande
ที่ต่อเนื่องตามลำดับ
ardı ardınaardışıklıkbirbirini izleyen
liên tiếp

consecutive

[kənˈsekjʊtɪv] ADJ
1. (= successive) → consecutivo
on three consecutive daystres días consecutivos or seguidos
2. (Ling) → consecutivo

consecutive

[kənˈsɛkjʊtɪv] adj [events, victories, defeats] → consécutif/ive
on three consecutive days → trois jours consécutifs, trois jours de suite
on three consecutive occasions → trois fois de suite

consecutive

adj
aufeinanderfolgend; numbersfortlaufend; on four consecutive daysvier Tage hintereinander; this is the third consecutive morning he’s been lateer ist jetzt dreimal hintereinander morgens zu spät gekommen
(Gram) clauseKonsekutiv-, Folge-

consecutive

[kənˈsɛkjʊtɪv] adjconsecutivo/a
consecutive clause (Gram) → proposizione f consecutiva
on three consecutive occasions → tre volte di fila, tre volte consecutive

consecutive

(kənˈsekjutiv) adjective
following one after the other in regular order. He visited us on two consecutive days, Thursday and Friday.
conˈsecutively adverb

consecutive

مُتَعاقِب po sobě jdoucí konsekutiv aufeinanderfolgend διαδοχικός consecutivo peräkkäinen consécutif uzastopan consecutivo 連続的な 연속적인 opeenvolgend påfølgende kolejny consecutivo последовательный på varandra följande ที่ต่อเนื่องตามลำดับ ardı ardına liên tiếp 连续的
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