non·​con·​sec·​u·​tive | \ ˌnän-kən-ˈse-kyə-tiv How to pronounce nonconsecutive (audio) , -kə-tiv \

Definition of nonconsecutive

: not being in a sequence : not consecutive Exercise three times a week on nonconsecutive days.

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Other Words from nonconsecutive

nonconsecutively adverb
He says he sleeps three hours a night, nonconsecutively. — Nicholas Lemann

Examples of nonconsecutive in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The next month, Cleveland defeated Harrison to become the only president ever to be elected to two nonconsecutive terms., 11 Oct. 2021 My Turn spent its fifth and final nonconsecutive week at No. 1 on the July 11, 2020-dated chart. Keith Caulfield, Billboard, 26 Sep. 2021 Stevenson was the great-grandson of former Vice President Adlai Stevenson, who served in the role for the second of President Grover Cleveland’s nonconsecutive terms. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 9 Sep. 2021 Evermore is back at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 for a fourth nonconsecutive frame months after its last stint in charge of the all-encompassing ranking of the best-performing albums in the U.S. Hugh Mcintyre, Forbes, 7 June 2021 Top Album Sales chart (dated Sept. 4) for its fourth nonconsecutive week on top, with 84,000 copies sold in the U.S. in the week ending Aug. 26, according to MRC Data (up 1,201%). Keith Caulfield, Billboard, 30 Aug. 2021 Virginia’s constitution prohibits governors from serving back-to-back terms but is widely interpreted as putting no limits on the number of nonconsecutive terms a person may serve. Washington Post, 7 June 2021 The Summer Fun Ticket can be used on consecutive and nonconsecutive days; however, theme park reservations are still required in addition to admission. Kathleen Christiansen,, 30 July 2021 Robert Shaw was elected as an alderman in the 9th Ward in two nonconsecutive terms. Tatyana Turner,, 27 July 2021

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First Known Use of nonconsecutive

1830, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonconsecutive was in 1830

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“Nonconsecutive.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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