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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishconsistentcon‧sis‧tent /kənˈsɪstənt/ ●●○ S3 W3 AWL adjective  1 SAMEalways behaving in the same way or having the same attitudes, standards etc – usually used to show approval opp inconsistent She’s the team’s most consistent player.consistent in We need to be consistent in our approach.2 CONTINUOUScontinuing to happen or develop in the same way a consistent improvement in the country’s economy3 LOGICALa consistent argument or idea does not have any parts that do not match other parts opp inconsistent The evidence is not consistent.4 be consistent with somethingconsistently adverb consistently high performance
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consistentYet the way men define their role has remained remarkably consistent.To secure our future, we need a consistent economic strategy.Even here, there was consistent fear of anything that threatened to shake up the status quo.We need a quarterback who is consistent game after game.Until the second quarter of this year, the company had been showing consistent growth.We've seen a consistent improvement in the team's performance.Not all political analysts are consistent in how they employ these concepts.Judges must be firm, fair and consistent in their application of the law.At home he shows consistent management problems.She is one of the most consistent players on the tennis circuit.Why would they suddenly become a consistent team now, when the opponents start getting tougher?Teaching by example has been a consistent theme in his work.How do you find a reasonable and consistent thread of explanation through this?One of the first kennels to establish itself as a consistent winner in the show ring was the Tankerville Kennel.A company that manufactures photocopiers obviously holds to a descriptive core belief consistent with this empirical reality.consistent inWhen training animals, you must be consistent in commands and expectations.
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