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  • adv. In a consecutive manner; without interruption.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a consecutive manner; by way of sequence; successively.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a consecutive manner; in regular succession; successively.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a consecutive manner


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consecutive +‎ -ly


  • VELSHI: Well, the prison term consecutively for Ken Lay adds up to about 45 years under the sentencing guidelines.

    CNN Transcript May 25, 2006

  • Baltimore County Circuit Judge Thomas J. Bollinger sentenced 16-year-old Browning to serve two of the life terms consecutively, meaning he could be eligible for parole in 23 years with good behavior.

  • You can dance up and down going from h2 to h3 to h2, but you can’t go from h4 to h2 without having come down consecutively from the 1, 2, 3, 4 and so on.

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  • Mr. Cutts is to be given credit for jail time served against the 10 years and the -- each one of the one years, so that is against the 12 years, but, by law, the 15 and 30 years which are run consecutively, that is full years of imprisonment.

    CNN Transcript Feb 27, 2008

  • For each additional decade you complete consecutively, that is an additional entry.

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  • Boston, or any team for that matter will never win so many titles consecutively again.

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  • The Warriors, who won those titles consecutively from 2002-04, remained unbeaten in the league with a two-game lead -- and only three remaining -- by taking advantage of Sunnyside mistakes, running the bases well and receiving solid pitching from Daniel Espinosa and Billy Bejeckian to win 6-1 at home Friday.


  • He ordered Rumelhart to serve three of the prison terms consecutively, for a total of 45 years. - NEWS

  • Matthew Patterson, 37, of Bacliff will serve two, two-year prison terms consecutively after a jury convicted him of intoxicated manslaughter in October.

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  • India's Prime Minister congratulated Indian Grandmaster Viswanathan Anand and called him the 'grandest of Grand Masters' after Mr. Anand retained his World Chess Champion title consecutively for the fourth year on Tuesday.

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