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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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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (reasoning, behavior)
a. coherente, congruente
2. (quality, standard)
a. invariable, constante
3. (refusal, failure)
a. constante, continuo(a)
consistent withcoherente con, consecuente con
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consistent [kənˈsɪstənt]
1 (constant) [+person, action, behaviour] consecuente; coherente; [+results] uniforme; [+work, performance] de calidad constante
try to be more consistent his work is brilliant at times, but it's not consistent he's a good, consistent worker
2 (cohesive) [+argument] coherente; lógico
he made various statements which were not consistent realizó varias declaraciones que no concordaban
all the evidence presented was consistent in that it pointed to the same person
his actions are not consistent with his beliefs sus actos no son consecuentes con sus ideas
the evidence given in court was not consistent with his statement
that is not consistent with what you told me eso no encaja or no concuerda con lo que me dijiste
the outburst was not consistent with the image he had cultivated the evidence was not consistent with the verdict of accidental death the various accounts of what happened were consistent
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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