[ suhk-ses-iv-lee ]
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  1. in uninterrupted sequence; one after another; consecutively: First appointed to the Board of Directors 12 years ago, he has served successively as director, secretary, treasurer, and now, president-elect.

Origin of successively

First recorded in 1400–50; successive + -ly

Other words from successively

  • non·suc·ces·sive·ly, adverb
  • un·suc·ces·sive·ly, adverb

Words Nearby successively Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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