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Definition of Consecutive

Consecutive

  1. 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.
  2. Following as a consequence or result; actually or logically dependent; consequential; succeeding.
  3. 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.

Consecutive Quotations

I am not a consecutive writer.
Dr. Seuss

There are two sorts of curiosity - the momentary and the permanent. The momentary is concerned with the odd appearance on the surface of things. The permanent is attracted by the amazing and consecutive life that flows on beneath the surface of things.
Robert Wilson Lynd

The 22nd Amendment should probably be modified to say two consecutive terms instead of two terms for a lifetime.
William J. Clinton

But I think it's more normal for my team to have no success than it is to win two consecutive European cups.
Jose Mourinho

At 11, 12, I thought I was clumsy, ugly, a mess, an unappealing person, but I did have the gift of the gab. I had the school record at Haberdashers for consecutive detentions for simply speaking out of turn.
Simon Schama
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Consecutive Translations

consecutive in German is aufeinanderfolgend, fortlaufende
consecutive in Italian is consecutivo
consecutive in Spanish is sucesivo
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