Definition of 'consecutive'
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Underlying sales are forecast to have risen for the third consecutive quarter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Since then it has been plagued with scandals and has suffered eight consecutive years of losses. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was the third consecutive month of input price inflation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Five years of consecutive losses is not a model way to keep a dissident shareholder happy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Russia's new year kicks off ten days of consecutive public holidays. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Reading went into this match having lost two consecutive Championship games for the first time since August. The Sun (2017)This normally takes about 42 consecutive days, but can take longer. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He won his first elections in 2006, under a constitution that limited him to two consecutive terms. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Leicester City are the first reigning champions for more than 50 years to lose three consecutive away league games by at least three goals. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This was their third consecutive clean sheet at home. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Temperatures were expected to drop below zero for the second consecutive night. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This was the third consecutive day when neither form nor fortune has been on his side. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Do this for three consecutive nights and he should no longer need rocking to sleep. The Sun (2015)He was in danger of missing the cut here for a third consecutive year. Times, Sunday Times (2014)You will need to check with campsite if you wish to use this offer for more than two consecutive nights. The Sun (2015)He opened up with three consecutive birdies as if a third big win in a month was a matter of course. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This was an eighth consecutive win in all competitions and it is the right time of the season to hit form. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The company had paid out 1.25 euros per share for three consecutive years. The Sun (2016)On another day, two consecutive patients were heavily pregnant women. Times, Sunday Times (2013)After two consecutive league blanks at home, you could hardly blame him. The Sun (2009)This is their eighth consecutive season in the top-flight. The Sun (2013)He was speaking as Spain suffered a surge in government borrowing costs for the eighth consecutive day. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This was bad news for investors, most of whom had enjoyed two consecutive years of positive returns. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The Wandsworth restaurant also remains the capital's favourite dining place for the third consecutive year. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The trust expects to increase dividend payments for the 44th consecutive year in 2010-11. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We put together a four-week evangelism seminar on consecutive Monday nights. Christianity Today (2000)For the third consecutive year, a high-street retailer comes out on top. Times, Sunday Times (2012)For the 13th consecutive year. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There were no price rises in the 20 cities surveyed, a trend stretching over two consecutive months. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It failed for three consecutive quarters to hit the Government target which promises patients treatment within 18 weeks of referral. The Sun (2009)Five consecutive nights of less than six hours' sleep can lead to a weight gain of up to 3lb. The Sun (2015)For a big, big club like that to lose the Premiership for three consecutive years is not an easy situation. The Sun (2006)
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Translations for 'consecutive'
British English: consecutive /kənˈsɛkjʊtɪv/ ADJECTIVE
Consecutive periods of time or events happen one after the other without interruption.
This is his second consecutive win.
- American English: consecutive
- Arabic: مُتَعاقِب
- Brazilian Portuguese: consecutivo
- Chinese: 连续的
- Croatian: uzastopan
- Czech: po sobě jdoucí
- Danish: konsekutiv
- Dutch: opeenvolgend
- European Spanish: consecutivo
- Finnish: peräkkäinen
- French: consécutif
- German: aufeinanderfolgend
- Greek: διαδοχικός
- Italian: consecutivo
- Japanese: 連続的な
- Korean: 연속적인
- Norwegian: påfølgende
- Polish: kolejny
- European Portuguese: consecutivo
- Romanian: consecutiv
- Russian: последовательный
- Spanish: consecutivo
- Swedish: på varandra följande
- Thai: ที่ต่อเนื่องตามลำดับ
- Turkish: ardı ardına
- Ukrainian: послідовний
- Vietnamese: liên tiếp
Definition of consecutive from the Collins English Dictionary
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