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invariable
American English: /ˌɪnˈvɛriəb(ə)l/
British English: /ɪnˈvɛːrɪəb(ə)l/

Translation of invariable in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1
    (custom/practice)
    invariable
    (pessimism/grin)
    eterno
    constante
    his response was an invariable 'no'
    respondía siempre or invariablemente con un 'no'
    Example sentences
    • The invariable result is always supposed to be mass unemployment, industry collapse, and economic meltdown - until someone points out reality.
    • Side effects (from both free drug and free marine antibody protein) will be the invariable result.
    • The invariable result is a loss of quality and the increasing difficulty of including foreign authors in the publishers' programmes.
  • 2 (Mathematics)
    Example sentences
    • The fundamental constants are an extensive set of invariable quantities, such as the charge of the electron, which scientists use to predict a very wide range of phenomena.
    • Thus, the flux of water vapour at a constant concentration gradient across pores of invariable geometry will depend only on the molecular characteristics of the gas (solvent).
    • The null hypothesis tested in this study, then, was the proportion of invariable sites model plus either site-specific or gamma-distributed rate variation.

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