Meaning of SUCCESSIVE in English

SUCCESSIVE

adj having or giving the right of succeeding to an inheritance; inherited by succession; hereditary; as, a successive title; a successive empire.

2. successive ·adj following in order or in uninterrupted course; coming after without interruption or interval; following one after another in a line or series; consecutive; as, the successive revolution of years; the successive kings of egypt; successive strokes of a hammer.

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