inconsistent
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inconsistent(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (contradictory)
a. contradictorio
The statements of the three witnesses proved inconsistent.Las declaraciones de los tres testigos resultaron ser contradictorias.
b. incongruente
Someone in accounting brought the inconsistent accounts to the attention of the CFO.Alguien en contabilidad le avisó al gerente financiero de las cuentas incongruentes.
c. inconsecuente
The politician's voting record has been inconsistent with his promises.El historial de votación del político ha sido inconsecuente con sus promesas.
d. incoherente
After questioning the suspect twice, the police found his accounts of the events to be inconsistent.Después de interrogar al sospechoso dos veces, la policía se dio cuenta que su recuento de los hechos era incoherente.
e. que no concuerda
The boss was concerned about hiring an employee with an attitude inconsistent with the values of the company.La jefa estaba preocupada por contratar a un empleado con una actitud que no concordaba con los valores de la empresa.
2. (irregular)
a. irregular
Your daughter's inconsistent attendance has been the primary obstacle to her success.La asistencia irregular de su hija ha sido el mayor obstáculo para lograr el éxito.
b. desigual
The retailer changed distributors because of the inconsistent quality of the goods they were receiving.El minorista cambió de distribuidor debido a la calidad desigual de los productos que recibía.
3. (unreliable)
a. inconsecuente
Tomas is a great cook when he shows up to work, but he's too inconsistent.Tomás es un gran cocinero cuando viene a trabajar, pero es demasiado inconsecuente.
b. voluble
Julie needed a bridesmaid who wasn't going to be so inconsistent.Julie necesitaba una dama de honor que no fuera tan voluble.
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inconsistent
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (contradictory)
a. contradictorio(a), incongruente
2. (uneven)
a. irregular
his words are inconsistent with his conductsus palabras no están en consonancia con sus actos
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inconsistent [ˌɪnkənˈsɪstənt]
adjective
1 (erratic) [+person] inconsecuente; voluble; [+quality, work, performance] irregular; desigual; [+behaviour, policies] contradictorio; incongruente
2 (contradictory) [+actions] inconsecuente; [+statement, account, evidence] contradictorio
to be inconsistent with sth (contradict) contradecir algo; no concordar con algo; (not correspond with) no encajar con algo; no concordar con algo
The evidence given in court was inconsistent with his statement that is inconsistent with what you told me The outburst was inconsistent with the image he had cultivated This legislation is inconsistent with what they call Free Trade
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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