successive

[suhk-ses-iv]
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:
1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin successīvus, equivalent to success(us), past participle of succēdere to succeed + -īvus -ive

successively, adverb
successiveness, noun
nonsuccessive, adjective
nonsuccessively, adverb
nonsuccessiveness, noun
unsuccessive, adjective
unsuccessively, adverb
unsuccessiveness, noun
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successive (səkˈsɛsɪv)
 
adj
1.  following another without interruption
2.  of or involving succession: a successive process
 
suc'cessively
 
adv
 
suc'cessiveness
 
n

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Example sentences
Earnings set a new record for the seventh successive year.
Successive reappointments of up to four years each are possible.
In the brief moments between each successive screen image, the backlight is
  turned off.
Even after leaving office he continued to act as counselor to successive
  presidents as well as governments around the globe.
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