Translation of consecutive in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /kənˈsekjətɪv; kənˈsekjʊtɪv/


  • 1.1 (successive) [numbers] consecutivo 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
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
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    • Since a majority of Dixieland numbers have long chains of secondary dominants you end up using the following scale respectively over each consecutive chord.
    • For this particular pattern there is a classical fingering pattern which is repeated over each consecutive octave.
    • As the player went higher, more notes were available in each consecutive octave.
    1.2 [Linguistics/Lingüística] [clause/conjunction] consecutivo
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    • 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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