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successive

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adjective suc·ces·sive \sək-ˈse-siv\

Simple Definition of successive

  • : following one after the other in a series : following each other without interruption

Full Definition of successive

  1. 1 :  following in order :  following each other without interruption <their fourth successive victory>

  2. 2 :  characterized by or produced in succession

suc·ces·sive·ly adverb
suc·ces·sive·ness noun

Examples of successive

  1. a trait found in successive generations

  2. <made the honor roll for three successive school terms>



15th Century

First Known Use of successive

15th century



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