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English definition of “successive”

successive

adjective [before noun]     /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.Simultaneous and consecutiveOrder and sequence successively     /-li/ adverb Since the championship began, they have finished successively ninth, seventh, and fifth.Simultaneous and consecutiveOrder and sequence
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