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Definition of 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.
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Consecutive Translations

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