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American English: /kənˈsɛkjədɪv/
British English: /kənˈsɛkjʊtɪv/

Translation of consecutive in Spanish:


  • 1 (successive)
    he was absent on three consecutive days
    faltó tres días seguidos
    he's ill for the third consecutive week
    ya hace tres semanas que está enfermo
    Example sentences
    • Last month's hike is the first following five consecutive months of falling rates.
    • Economists said this ninth consecutive rise would be followed by further increases in the months ahead.
    • He followed up with three consecutive Championship wins and was runner-up three times in succession.
    Example sentences
    • You can also look for sequences of consecutive primes in arithmetic progression.
    • A quantitative comparison of the flickers observed in the two consecutive image sequences was performed.
    • A Terz is a sequence of three consecutive cards; it is worth 20 points.
  • 2 (Linguistics)
    Example sentences
    • In its role as a consecutive connector and as a punctuation marker, it corresponds to other markers in English than well or cos, eg. then or therefore.
    • The consecutive connector can be omitted.
    • Consecutive adverbial subordinate sentences are those that express a consequence of what the main clause says.
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