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 Meanings and Examples of CONSECUTIVE
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consecutive
 a.  following one after another without interruption; sequential
Classic Sentence:
1  For two consecutive seasons he lived in the sunlight of Mademoiselle Duvigne's presence.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In V
2  Though rendered less connected by many and general interruptions and outbreakings, a translation of their language would have contained a regular descant, which, in substance, might have proved to possess a train of consecutive ideas.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33
3  When, for instance, we say that Napoleon ordered armies to go to war, we combine in one simultaneous expression a whole series of consecutive commands dependent one on another.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VI
4  Only the possible ones get linked up with a consecutive series of commands corresponding to a series of events, and are executed.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 17: CHAPTER VI
5  "And one vote may decide the whole question, and one must be serious and consecutive, if one wants to be of use in public life," concluded Sergey Ivanovitch.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 28
6  It was very strange that a young gentleman who had never been left to his own guidance for five consecutive minutes, should be incapable at last of governing himself; but so it was with Tom.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II
7  Conversely, when two consecutive princes are of rare excellence, we commonly find them achieving results which win for them enduring renown.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX.
8  He was loud and boisterous, always laughing and singing, and never able to work consecutively at anything.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In XIII
Example Sentence:
1  This is the fifth consecutive weekend that I've spent working, and I'm a bit fed up with it.
2  She was absent for nine consecutive days.
3  He was chosen to represent Scotland in three consecutive World Cup Finals.
4  The consecutive file saving method also created some problems.