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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishconsistencycon‧sis‧ten‧cy /kənˈsɪstənsi/ ●○○ AWL noun (plural consistencies) [countable, uncountable]  1 SAMEthe quality of always being the same, doing things in the same way, having the same standards etc – used to show approval opp inconsistencyconsistency in Consumer groups are demanding greater consistency in the labelling of food products.consistency of Consistency of performance depends on several factors.consistency between/among There are checks to ensure consistency between interviewers.2 THICK LIQUIDhow thick, smooth etc a substance isconsistency of Beat the mixture until it has the consistency of thick cream.
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consistencyYou also need a feeling of coherence and consistency between your work and your beliefs.Like all icons, Bigfoot stands for deeper values: durability, consistency, the strong Midwestern ethic of substance over flash.Terms should be reviewed for consistency and appropriate level of pre-coordination, word form and level of specificity.The Local Government Bill currently being considered in another place contains provisions for securing greater consistency of practice between local authorities.Of course there remains a core of consistency which would normally outweigh by far the fluctuations.Vardell's consistency helps the whole team.Add cream and reduce again to a light sauce consistency.The consistency should be that of a thick gruel.consistency between/amongThe crema, which Reed also conjures up, has a consistency between sour cream and yogurt.The law is in need of reform to bring about consistency between tenants and licensees.The presidential system offers checks and balances but does not ensure consistency between legislation and execution.There is a standard protocol, to ensure consistency between doctors and hospitals.Interviews are generally conducted in a structured form, soas to ensure consistency between interviewers.They complained of frequent staff changes resulting in a lack of consistency between residential workers and inadequate control of the youngsters.Despite the emphasis on consistency among beliefs, individuals in the elite can support core values that are in conflict.Note that: - Consistency between measurements near in time is good.
From Longman Business Dictionaryconsistencycon‧sis‧ten‧cy /kənˈsɪstənsi/ noun [uncountable]ACCOUNTING when a company uses the same accounting methods each year when it reports its results, so that the results can be easily comparedIn his chairman’s statement, he spoke of the need for consistency in financial matters.
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