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- (General American) IPA(key): /ɪnˈvɛɹ.i.ə.bli/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪnˈvɛə.ɹi.ə.bli/
- (colloquial or dialectal) IPA(key): /ɪnˈvɛ(ə).ɹə.bli/
- Hyphenation: in‧va‧ri‧ably
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invariably (not comparable)
- Every time; always, without change.
- He is invariably late for meetings.
- 1907 August, Robert W[illiam] Chambers, chapter IX, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, →OCLC:
- “A tight little craft,” was Austin’s invariable comment on the matron; […]. ¶ Near her wandered her husband, orientally bland, invariably affable, and from time to time squinting sideways, as usual, in the ever-renewed expectation that he might catch a glimpse of his stiff, retroussé moustache.
- 1950 November, H. P. White, “The Furka-Oberalp Railway”, in Railway Magazine, page 770:
- In common with most Swiss Railways the standard of equipment and of operating efficiency is high, and stations and trains are invariably clean and well maintained.