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consecutive at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


consecutive at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1611, from Fr. cons?cutif (fem. cons?cutive), from M.Fr., from M.L. consecutivus, from L. consecutus "following closely," pp. of consequi (see consequence). ///

consecutive at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj [Date: 1600-1700; Language: French; Origin: consecutif, from Latin consequi; CONSEQUENT]// consecutive numbers or periods of time follow one after the other without any interruptions// --It had rained for four consecutive days.// --Can they win the title for the third consecutive season?// -- consecutively adv // --Number the pages consecutively.//

consecutive at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

33 Moby Thesaurus words for "consecutive":
after, attendant, cadet, catenary, connected, consistent,
continuous, enlarging, ensuing, following, increasing, joined,
junior, later, lineal, linear, orderly, ordinal, posterior,
progressive, puisne, sequent, sequential, serial, seriate,
subsequent, succeeding, successional, successive, tight, trailing,
uninterrupted, younger

consecutive at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

[usually before noun] following one after another in a series, without interruption:
She was absent for nine consecutive days. * He is beginning his fourth consecutive term of office. * After six consecutive defeats, the team was almost ready to give up.
consecutively adverb:
The plays will be performed consecutively and will last eight hours.

Consecutive at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Consecutive \Con*sec"u*tive\, a. [Cf. F. cons['e]cutif. See
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.

The actions of a man consecutive to volition.

3. (Mus.) 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

{Consecutive chords} (Mus.), chords of the same kind
succeeding one another without interruption.

consecutive at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj 1: in regular succession without gaps; "serial concerts" [syn:
{sequent}, {sequential}, {serial}, {successive}]
2: successive (without a break); "sick for five straight days"
[syn: {straight}]
3: one after the other; "back-to-back home runs" [syn: {back-to-back}]

adv : in a consecutive manner; "we numbered the papers
consecutively" [syn: {sequentially}]

consecutive at English (WD) Of Explained:



* Inter: IPA » /kɒnsɛkjuːtiv/


  • following, in succession, without interruption
    1. Inter: quote-news »

    |date=May 9
    |author=Jonathan Wilson
    |title=Europa League: Radamel Falcao's Atlético Madrid rout Athletic Bilbao
    |work=the Guardian
    |passage=He follows Frédi Kanouté, who achieved the feat in 2006 and 2007 for Sevilla, in scoring in consecutive Uefa Cup/Europa League finals.
    1. Having some logical sequence


      * nonconsecutive

      Derived terms

      * consecutively

  • consecutiveness


    Inter: trans-top » following, in succession, without interruption
  • Armenian: Inter: t- » hy|հաջորդական|tr=haǰordakan, Inter: t- » hy|հետևողական|tr=hetevoġakan
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|пореден, Inter: t+ » bg|последователен
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|consecutiu
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|連續|alt=連續的|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|连续|tr=liánxù de|alt=连续的|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|隨後|alt=隨後的|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|随后|tr=suíhòu de|alt=随后的|sc=Hani
  • Danish: Inter: t- » da|fortløbende
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|achtereenvolgend, Inter: t+ » nl|opeenvolgend
  • Esperanto: Inter: t- » eo|sinsekva
  • Finnish: perättäinen, peräkkäinen

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|consécutif
    • German: Inter: t- » de|aufeinander folgend, Inter: t+ » de|konsekutiv, Inter: t- » de|fortlaufend
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|sorozatos
    • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|連続|tr=れんぞくした, renzoku-shita|alt=連続した|sc=Jpan
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|consecutiv|m|n, Inter: t- » ro|succesiv|m|n
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|последовательный|m|tr=poslédovatel’nyj|sc=Cyrl, Inter: qualifier » chemistry| Inter: t- » ru|консекутивный|m|tr=konsekutívnyj|sc=Cyrl
    • Scottish Gaelic: Inter: t- » gd|leanmhainneach
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|consecutivo

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » having some logical sequence
    • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|consecutiu
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|sekventiel
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|sequentieel

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|konsekutiv
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|последовательный|m|tr=poslédovatel’nyj|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|упорядоченный|m|tr=uporjádočennyj|sc=Cyrl, Inter: qualifier » somewhat, i.e. logical Inter: t+ » ru|логичный|m|tr=logíčnyj|sc=Cyrl

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:English adjectives -



    consecutive {{p}}
  • Inter: feminine of » consecutivo#Adjective|consecutivo

  • Category: Category:Italian adjective forms -
    Translation: ar » consecutive
    Translation: et » consecutive
    Translation: el » consecutive
    Translation: es » consecutive
    Translation: fr » consecutive
    Translation: ko » consecutive
    Translation: io » consecutive
    Translation: id » consecutive
    Translation: it » consecutive
    Translation: kn » consecutive
    Translation: hu » consecutive
    Translation: ml » consecutive
    Translation: my » consecutive
    Translation: pl » consecutive
    Translation: ru » consecutive
    Translation: fi » consecutive
    Translation: sv » consecutive
    Translation: ta » consecutive
    Translation: te » consecutive
    Translation: vi » consecutive
    Translation: zh » consecutive