[suh k-ses-iv] /səkˈsɛs ɪv/

following in order or in uninterrupted sequence; consecutive:
three successive days.
following another in a regular sequence:
the second successive day.
characterized by or involving .
following another without interruption
of or involving succession: a successive process

early 15c., from Medieval Latin successivus, from success-, stem of succedere (see succeed). Related: Successively.


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