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Your life is a constant juggling act between work and family. Christianity Today (2000)But it is not easy when you are in constant pain. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We were also subjected to a constant stream of what would today be called physical abuse. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This constant thanking wastes time and makes listening to proceedings a misery. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Two months of constant parenting without any food are quite another. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Yet some ghostly things have remained constant for centuries. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Viewing figures for the quarterfinals over the last three years have remained relatively constant. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He is in constant contact with his family but he has been very strong over it. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Industrial action is an almost constant threat. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This fan has been my constant companion. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Those of us who have greasy skin face a constant battle against shine and spots. The Sun (2009)You always have energy to burn and the constant rushing around keeps you wired and buzzing. The Sun (2016)One more constant in life is gone. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Today there is a constant stream of visitors. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Commanding display by a fullback under constant pressure. The Sun (2012) Two months of constant parenting are one thing. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The ginger singer is seeing the fruits of his labour gush through following two years of constant touring and writing music. The Sun (2015)It is a world in constant motion, which seeks to oppose anything which resists it. Phoenix From the Flame (1994)We were flitting in and out of scenes, but he was the constant the entire time. The Sun (2015)Well, after two weeks of constant use they must have been quite overpowering. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That brought a 14 per cent improvement in sales at a constant currency basis and a doubling of profits. Times, Sunday Times (2007)At constant currency, sales grew 7% last year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'constant'
British English: constant /ˈkɒnstənt/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is constant happens all the time or is always there.
- American English: constant
- Arabic: مُسْتَمِرّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: constante
- Chinese: 不断的
- Croatian: stalan
- Czech: neustálý
- Danish: konstant
- Dutch: constant
- European Spanish: constante
- Finnish: jatkuva
- French: constant
- German: ständig
- Greek: συνεχής
- Italian: costante
- Japanese: 絶えず続く
- Korean: 연속적인
- Norwegian: vedvarende
- Polish: stały ciągły
- European Portuguese: constante
- Romanian: constant
- Russian: постоянный
- Spanish: constante
- Swedish: konstant
- Thai: ที่เกิดขึ้นตลอดเวลา
- Turkish: sabit değişmez
- Ukrainian: постійний
- Vietnamese: liên tục
Definition of constant from the Collins English Dictionary
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