consecution

noun
con·​se·​cu·​tion | \ ˌkän(t)-si-ˈkyü-shən How to pronounce consecution (audio) \

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Examples of consecution in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of consecution

1651, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for consecution

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

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The first known use of consecution was in 1651

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“Consecution.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/consecution. Accessed 11 Apr. 2021.

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