(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun 1. A way in which things follow each other in space or time: order, procession, sequence, succession. See ORDER, PRECEDE. 2. A number of things placed or occurring one after the other: chain, course, order, procession, progression, round, run, sequence, series, string, succession, suite, train. Informal: streak. See ORDER.

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  • consécution — [ kɔ̃sekysjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1265; du lat. consecutio « action de suivre » 1 ♦ Didact. Suite, enchaînement. Consécution de sons, d images. (XVIIe) Psychol. Vx Suite de représentations empiriques et sans lien rationnel (opposé à conséquence).⇒… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • consecution — index chain (series), continuity, cycle, sequence, serial, succession Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

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  • consecution — noun Etymology: Latin consecution , consecutio, from consequi to follow along more at consequent Date: 1651 sequence …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • consecution — /kon si kyooh sheuhn/, n. 1. succession; sequence. 2. logical sequence; chain of reasoning. [1525 35; < L consecution (s. of consecutio), equiv. to con CON + secut(us), ptp. of sequi to follow + ion ION] * * * …   Universalium

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