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successive

[suh k-ses-iv] /səkˈsɛs ɪv/
adjective
1.
following in order or in uninterrupted sequence; consecutive:
three successive days.
2.
following another in a regular sequence:
the second successive day.
3.
characterized by or involving succession.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin successīvus, equivalent to success(us), past participle of succēdere to succeed + -īvus -ive
Related forms
successively, adverb
successiveness, noun
nonsuccessive, adjective
nonsuccessively, adverb
nonsuccessiveness, noun
unsuccessive, adjective
unsuccessively, adverb
unsuccessiveness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for nonsuccessive

successive

/səkˈsɛsɪv/
adjective
1.
following another without interruption
2.
of or involving succession a successive process
Derived Forms
successively, adverb
successiveness, noun
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