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(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*

*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.**At your turn you can play an ascending sequence of consecutive cards in a single suit, provided that the first card beats the previous play.**A sequence of three consecutive pairs or a four of a kind can beat a single two (but not any other single card).**The most usual combinations are a collection of cards of equal rank, or a sequence of cards of consecutive ranks in the same suit.**If a consecutive sequence in the same suit, headed by an Old card, is held by some player then the whole sequence are Old Cards.**The lines of various colours are primordium boundaries as recognized in consecutive members of the sequence.**At the top of the heap is the straight flush, which consists of any sequence of five consecutive cards of the same suit.**A sequence is a group of cards in consecutive order, regardless of suit.**An edition is the total number made of an original print, each numbered in consecutive order starting with one.**As the sequence progresses, the gaps between consecutive squares get longer and longer.**Now, the company is offering customers the option of purchasing the revolvers with consecutive serial numbers.**The review units arrived as a matched pair with consecutive serial numbers and sounded well-matched.**Back in 1995, the record was only seven consecutive primes in arithmetic progression.**As the numbers in the sequence get larger, the ratios of consecutive numbers get closer to the golden ratio.**A sequence consists of three or more consecutive cards of the same suit, such as 5 6 7.**In the second phase, as an alternative to playing a single card it is possible to play a sequence of two or more consecutive cards in the same suit.**A sequence of equal sized, consecutive sets of identical cards can be led.**Pretty much it's in consecutive order, but a couple things are out of order.**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.**This continued for two consecutive weeks; the final total being 504 holes of golf and who knows how many practice balls!**These sessions will continue for four consecutive Thursday evenings.**The next three episodes then screen on the following consecutive Sunday nights at 8.00 pm.**Trials continue until five consecutive trials are obtained that meet the criteria for range restriction, with a maximum of ten trials.**The fall in office rents followed four consecutive years of double-digit growth and was largely caused by fears over the economy.**Experimental manipulations within plants continued for six consecutive days.**The treatment was started three days after inoculation with amoebae and continued for three consecutive days.**The birth rate increased for the third consecutive year following nearly a decade of decline.**This treatment was continued for two consecutive days if cows had persistent fever.**Her appeal follows the fourth consecutive fall in the number of reported cases of euthanasia.**The number has declined for the eighth consecutive month.**However, the reality is that the figures still signal expansion for the seventh consecutive month even if the pace is easing somewhat.**Higher employment was achieved for the 10th consecutive month in June, but the pace of growth was somewhat less.**January was the 50th consecutive month of economic expansion.**While eminent singers will be involved as members of the jury, the talent scouting exercise will go on for six consecutive months.**The maximum boarding period allowed is three consecutive months.**He received two six months consecutive sentences for these charges.*

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Linguistics(clause/conjunction) consecutivo*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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