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1. A sequence or succession.
2. Logic The relation of consequent to antecedent; deduction.

[Middle English consecucioun, attainment, from Latin cōnsecūtiō, cōnsecūtiōn-, orderly sequence, from cōnsecūtus, past participle of cōnsequī, to follow closely; see consequent.]
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1. (Logic) a sequence or succession of events or things
2. (Logic) a logical sequence of deductions; inference
[C16: from Latin consecūtiō, from consequī to follow up, pursue]
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(ˌkɒn sɪˈkyu ʃən)

1. succession; sequence.
2. logical sequence; chain of reasoning.
[1525–35; < Latin consecūtiō, derivative of consecū-, variant s. of consequī to follow, succeed]
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1. A way in which things follow each other in space or time:
2. A number of things placed or occurring one after the other:
Informal: streak.
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The macroeconomic factor such as growing urbanization coupled with up gradation in infrastructure and an increase in consecution activities is further augmenting the sales for sand washer.
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