consecutive consecutive  /kən ˈsɛk jə tɪv/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) one after the other
  2. (adj) in regular succession without gaps
  3. (adj) successive (without a break)
  4. (adv) in a consecutive manner

Usage(s):

  1. Patrick Schuster, a Florida high school senior with a 90-mile-an-hour fastball and a nasty slider and curve, will try for his fifth consecutive no-hitter Tuesday.
  2. The Mets have won consecutive games only once since May 30.
  3. Furthermore, he said, not all companies with 20 consecutive quarters of increased earnings will have necessarily engaged in such manipulation.

News

  1. Reflex CES Records Four Consecutive Years of Growth in its FPGA-Based Systems

    PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Reflex CES posts fourth consecutive year of profit and sales growth for its complex FPGA-based embedded systems.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  2. Rapid7 Starts 2013 Strong with 16th Consecutive Quarter of Record Revenue

    Rapid7, a leading provider of IT security risk management software and cloud solutions, today announced its sixteenth consecutive quarter of record revenue. In addition to reportin
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Labonte lands ride for Michigan, consecutive start streak will continue

    Bobby Labonte's streak of consecutive starts will continue after securing ride with Phoenix Racing for this weekend's NASCAR race at Michigan International Speedway.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Philly.com

Quotes

  1. "Violence is down to its lowest level since the spring of 2004, and we're now in our third consecutive month with reduced violence levels holding steady," Bush said.
    on Jul 31, 2008 By: President Bush Source: CNN International

  2. "Brett's many accomplishments on the field are legendary," said Thompson. "He leaves the game holding virtually every career passing record, plus his consecutive starts streak, which may never be duplicated. The uniqueness of Brett Favre, his...
    on Mar 4, 2008 By: Ted Thompson Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I think it's important to make sure that the recovery package is of a significant size to do what's needed to create jobs," Obama said. "We lost half a million jobs each month for two consecutive months. And things could continue to decline....
    on Feb 5, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: CNN

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