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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

Making the playoffs three consecutive seasons is a great accomplishment.
Pau Gasol

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

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

Life is a wave, which in no two consecutive moments of its existence is composed of the same particles.
John Tyndall
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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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