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"consecutive" in British English

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consecutiveadjective

uk   /kənˈsek.jə.tɪv/ us   /kənˈsek.jə.t̬ɪv/
C2 Consecutive events, numbers, etc. follow one after another without an interruption: This is the fifth consecutive weekend that I've spent working.

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consecutively
adverb uk   /kənˈsek.jə.tɪv.li/ us   /kənˈsek.jə.t̬ɪv.li/
Tickets are numbered consecutively.
(Definition of consecutive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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consecutiveadjective

us   /kənˈsek·jət̬·ɪv/
following one after another without an interruption: We’ve had five consecutive days of rain.
consecutively
adverb us   /kənˈsek·jət̬·ɪv·li/
(Definition of consecutive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"consecutive" in Business English

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consecutiveadjective

uk   /kənˈsekjʊtɪv/ us  
used to describe events, numbers, etc. that follow one after another without an interruption: Interest rates have been held at the same level for the tenth consecutive month.
(Definition of consecutive from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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