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suc·ces·sive

successive

 
 
pronunciation:
sk se sihv
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: following in sequential order; consecutive.
With each successive draft, the essay made its point more concisely and effectively.The food writer ate at the restaurant on three successive nights to get an accurate picture of its quality.
synonyms:
consecutive, succeeding
similar words:
chronological, following, next, ordered, sequential, subsequent
definition 2: characterized by succession.
similar words:
chronological, serial
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derivations: successively (adv.), successiveness (n.)