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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 suc·ces·sive /səkˈsɛsɪv/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Suc·ces·sive a.
 1. 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.
    Send the successive ills through ages down.   --Prior.
 2. Having or giving the right of succeeding to an inheritance; inherited by succession; hereditary; as, a successive title; a successive empire. [Obs.]
 Successive induction. Math. See Induction, 5.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : in regular succession without gaps; "serial concerts" [syn:
            consecutive, sequent, sequential, serial]