successive Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “successive” in the English Dictionary

"successive" in British English

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successiveadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /səkˈses.ɪv/
C2 happening one after the other without any ​break: It was the team's fourth successive ​defeat. He ​won the World Championship for the third successive ​year.
adverb uk   us   /-li/
Since the ​championshipbegan, they have ​finished successively ninth, seventh, and fifth.
(Definition of successive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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successiveadjective [not gradable]

 us   /səkˈses·ɪv/
happening one after the other: It was the team’s third successive ​defeat.
adverb  /səkˈses·ɪv·li/
(Definition of successive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “successive”
in Chinese (Simplified) 接连地,连续地…
in Turkish art arda gelen, peş peşe olan, üst üste gelen…
in Russian следующий подряд…
in Chinese (Traditional) 接連地,連續地…
in Polish kolejny, z rzędu…
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