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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How to use consecutive in a sentence
Across the state, Maryland reported 2,353 new cases Friday, lifting its seven-day average of daily cases to 2,188 — its 17th consecutive daily record.National Harbor curfew issued for minors as D.C. region sets coronavirus record for 17th day | Rachel Chason, Dana Hedgpeth, Fenit Nirappil | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
She led her team to its second consecutive championship and won the Golden Boot as the tournament’s top goal scorer and the Golden Ball as the best player.Sue Bird And Megan Rapinoe Have Gotten Better Together | Jenn Hatfield | November 10, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
Saturday will be the 32nd consecutive Florida-Georgia game Daniel has attended.The World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party has met a sobering reality: A pandemic | Emily Giambalvo | November 5, 2020 | Washington Post
They had already established themselves as a dominant power in the NL, winning eight consecutive division titles and three of the last four NL pennants.The Dodgers Were The Best Team. And The Best Team Won. | Travis Sawchik | October 28, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
That’s because, in Nevada, any amendment to the state Constitution has to be approved by voters twice, in consecutive elections, and this is Question 6’s second round.
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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