successive

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Etymology[edit]

Latin succedere, to succeed in

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Adjective[edit]

successive (not comparable)

  1. Coming one after the other in a series.
    They had won the title for five successive years.
    • 2011 November 5, Phil Dawkes, “QPR 2 - 3 Man City”, BBC Sport:
      Mancini's men were far from their best but dug in to earn a 10th win in 11 league games and an eighth successive victory in all competitions to maintain their five-point lead at the top of the table.
  2. Of, or relating to a succession; hereditary.
    a successive title; a successive empire

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

successive

  1. feminine form of successif

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

successive f pl

  1. feminine form of successivo

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

successīve

  1. vocative masculine singular of successīvus

Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

successive

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of successiv.