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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
constant /'kɔnstənt/
  • tính từ
    • bền lòng, kiên trì
    • kiên định, trung kiên; trung thành, chung thuỷ
      • to remain constant to one's principles: trung thành với nguyên tắc của mình
    • không ngớt, không dứt, liên miên, liên tiếp
      • constant rain: mưa liên miên
      • constant chatter: sự nói không dứt, sự nói liên miên
    • bất biến, không thay đổi
Concise Dictionary
constants'kɑnstənt /'kɒn-
noun
+a quantity that does not vary
+a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context
adj.
+persistent in occurrence and unvarying in nature
+continually recurring or continuing without interruption
+steadfast in purpose or devotion or affection
+uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing

Thesaurus Dictionary
adj.
1 resolute, immovable, steadfast, firm, dependable, unshakeable or unshakable, determined, unswerving, undeviating, persevering, unwearying, unwearied, untiring, indefatigable, tireless, unflagging, unwavering, unfailing, unfaltering, persistent; loyal, true, tried and true, devoted, staunch, trusty, faithful:
He was her constant companion during her troubles.
2 incessant, unceasing, ceaseless, perpetual, persistent, uninterrupted, steady, regular, invariable, unremitting, unvarying, relentless, unrelenting, continuous, continual; unending, endless, never-ending, non-stop, perennial, eternal, everlasting, Literary sempiternal:
The constant pain almost made me cry out. Their constant bickering is getting on my nerves.
3 unchanging, unchanged, invariable, unvarying, fixed, uniform, unalterable, immutable, changeless, persistent:
The numbers might change, but the ratio is constant.
Advanced English Dictionary
adjective, noun
+ adjective
1 [usually before noun] happening all the time or repeatedly: constant interruptions + a constant stream of visitors all day + Babies need constant attention. + This entrance is in constant use.
2 that does not change
Synonym: FIXED
travelling at a constant speed of 50 m.p.h. + Ross was his most constant and loyal friend.
+ noun (mathematics, physics) a number or quantity that does not vary
Antonym: VARIABLE
Collocation Dictionary
adj

VERBS

be | remain, stay
The level of unemployment remains fairly constant at around 10%.
| hold sth
(technical),
keep sth
All variables except one must be held constant. The temperature must be kept constant.

ADV.

remarkably | absolutely | almost, nearly, virtually | fairly, reasonably, relatively | more or less, roughly

PREP.

across
These figures were virtually constant across the 1991 and 2001 censuses.


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