invariable
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ɪnˈvɛɹ.i.ə.bl̩/
  • (RP) IPA: /ɪnˈvɛə.ɹi.ə.bl̩/
Adjective

invariable (not comparable)

  1. Not variable; unalterable; uniform; always having the same value.
    • Physical laws which are invariable.
    • 1907, Robert William Chambers, chapter IX, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 24962326 ↗:
      “A tight little craft,” was Austin’s invariable comment on the matron; and she looked it, always trim and trig and smooth of surface like a converted yacht cleared for action.
  2. (math) Constant.
  3. (by extension, grammar, of a word, or a grammatical class) That cannot undergo inflection, conjugation or declension.
    The French adjective marron (brown) is invariable: it does not take the usual s in the plural.
Translations Noun

invariable (plural invariables)

  1. Something that does not vary; a constant.



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