Quick answer
"Consistency" is a noun which is often translated as "la constancia", and "consistent" is an adjective which is often translated as "constante". Learn more about the difference between "consistency" and "consistent" below.
consistency(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (regularity)
a. la constancia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Richard is respected by his employer for his consistency and good mood.Richard es respetado por su empleador por su constancia y buen humor.
b. la regularidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We should try to achieve consistency in the quality of service we offer.Debemos intentar lograr una regularidad en la calidad del servicio que ofrecemos.
2. (density)
a. la consistencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Beat the batter until a silky consistency is achieved.Bata la mezcla hasta obtener una consistencia sedosa.
3. (coherence)
a. la consistencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
When I questioned the consistency of his logic, he told me that I needed to read "Atlas Shrugged."Cuando cuestioné la consistencia de su lógica, me dijo que tendría que leer "La rebelión de Atlas".
b. la coherencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There is no consistency in how they assess the projects from one year to the next.No hay coherencia en el modo en que evalúan los proyectos de un año a otro.
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consistent(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (without variation)
a. constante
My boss was demoted for his consistent failure to raise sales.Mi jefe fue degradado por sus constantes fracasos en aumentar las ventas.
2. (in agreement with)
a. coherente
The defendant's actions are consistent with those of a psycopath.Las acciones del acusado son coherentes con las de un psicópata.
b. congruente
The lawyer's alibi wasn't consistent with his secretary's testimony.La coartada del abogado no era congruente con el testimonio de su secretaria.
c. consecuente
The priest was not consistent with his teachings.El sacerdote no eran consecuente con sus enseñanzas.
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