Meaning of “consecutive” in the English Dictionary

"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)

"consecutive" in American English

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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)