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consecution

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noun con·se·cu·tion \ˌkän(t)-si-ˈkyü-shən\

Definition of consecution



Examples of consecution

  1. <a consecution of schoolboy misdeeds, juvenile offenses, and misdemeanors that eventually led to a life as a career criminal>



Origin of consecution

Latin consecution-, consecutio, from consequi to follow along — more at consequent


First Known Use: 1651


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