What Does Consecutive Mean?


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Consecutive means in regular succession. It means without gaps or intervals, for example' the theatre showed five consecutive movies' or 'the consecutive wins made the team complacent'. It implies something which is back to back or one after another like for instance 'consecutive home runs'. It denotes doing something in an efficient or sequential manner like for example' the files were numbered consecutively'.

Consecutive angles are two angles of a polygon that have a common side. Consecutive sentences mean prison terms for two or more crimes that must be served back to back. It means the convict must serve one long term. A consecutive sample is units which are chosen on 'first come, first chosen' principle. Consecutive fifths is a musical rule that was considered taboo in the Renaissance to Baroque Era.

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