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constantadjective

 us   /ˈkɑn·stənt/
  • constant adjective (CONTINUOUS)

nearly continuous or very frequent: We had a constant stream of visitors.
Constant also means not changing, or staying the same: Even in this age of high technology, the popularity of hunting and fishing remains constant.
constantly
adverb [not gradable]  us   /ˈkɑn·stənt·li/
They worry constantly about their weight.

constantnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkɑn·stənt/
  • constant noun [C] (QUANTITY)

mathematics a number or value that does not change
(Definition of constant from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"constant" in British English

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constantadjective

uk   /ˈkɒn.stənt/  us   /ˈkɑːn.stənt/
  • constant adjective (FREQUENT)

B2 happening a lot or all the time: He's in constant trouble with the police. machines that are in constant use

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  • constant adjective (LOYAL)

A constant companion or friend who is loyal to you.

constantnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkɒn.stənt/  us   /ˈkɑːn.stənt/ specialized
(Definition of constant from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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