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English definition of “consistent”

consistent

adjective [after verb] (AGREEING)    /kənˈsɪs.tənt/
C2 in agreement with other facts or with typical or previous behaviour, or having the same principles as something else: What the witness said in court was not consistent with the statement he made to the police. We do not consider his behaviour to be consistent with the holding of a high-ranking job.Balance and imbalance consistently     /-li/ adverb C2 The president has consistently denied the rumours.Always and never
(Definition of consistent adjective (AGREEING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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