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in- +‎ variable

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invariable (not comparable)

  1. Not variable; unalterable; uniform; always having the same value.
    • Isaac Taylor (1787–1865)
      Physical laws which are invariable.
    • 1907, Robert William Chambers, chapter IX, in The Younger Set (Project Gutenberg; EBook #14852), New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, published 1 February 2005 (Project Gutenberg version), OCLC 24962326:
      “A tight little craft,” was Austin’s invariable comment on the matron; and she looked it, always trim and trig and smooth of surface like a converted yacht cleared for action.
  2. (mathematics) Constant.
  3. (by extension, grammar, of a word, or a grammatical class) That cannot undergo inflection, conjugation or declension.
    The French adjective marron (brown) is invariable: it does not take the usual s in the plural.

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invariable (plural invariables)

  1. Something that does not vary; a constant.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

in- +‎ variable

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invariable (plural invariables)

  1. invariable

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AdjectiveEdit

invariable (plural invariables)

  1. invariable