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Consistent or having a fixed pattern; not liable to change.‘a non-variable rate mortgage is the most stable option with little risk’
universal, fixed, independent, non-relative, absolutistView synonyms
- ‘After Jim had completed the activity with several different paper bags, I asked him to identify the variable and nonvariable features within the situation.’
- ‘That fixed non-variable rate usually advertised is almost always temporary.’
- ‘Renewable electricity generation in California includes variable and non-variable sources.’
- ‘It turns out that you can use pretty much any sequence of characters as a non-variable name if it is enclosed in single quote characters.’
- ‘The non-variable costs of £50,000 are added to this to produce an estimated total cost of £295,000.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.