following one another in uninterrupted succession or order; successive: six consecutive numbers, such as 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10.
marked by logical sequence.
Grammar. expressing consequence or result: a consecutive clause.
- con·sec·u·tive·ly, adverb
- con·sec·u·tive·ness, noun
- non·con·sec·u·tive, adjective
- non·con·sec·u·tive·ness, noun
- un·con·sec·u·tive, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for consecutive
(of a narrative, account, etc) following chronological sequence
following one another without interruption; successive
characterized by logical sequence
music another word for parallel (def. 3)
grammar expressing consequence or result: consecutive clauses
- consecutively, adverb
- consecutiveness, noun
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