in·​vari·​ably | \ (ˌ)in-ˈver-ē-ə-blē How to pronounce invariably (audio) \

Definition of invariably

: on every occasion : always invariably late

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Examples of invariably in a Sentence

their slacker son invariably gives the same response to the questions about his career plans
Recent Examples on the Web The company's designers invariably blame American and Chinese tastes for this ridiculous tastelessness. Daniel Pund, Car and Driver, "Genesis G90's Grille: Mouth Without a Face," 8 Feb. 2020 The battleground, invariably, is monetary policy and its effects. The Economist, "The culture wars between economists and markets practitioners," 6 Feb. 2020 No matter how good the performance seems in an app, variables invariably pop up. Popular Science, "The Iowa caucus app never had a chance," 5 Feb. 2020 The federal funds invariably arrive late in the summer, but the money is needed at the start of the summer. Ryan Faircloth, Twin Cities, "MN DHS ‘violated’ state law, but so did nearly every other state agency," 14 Nov. 2019 These standards invariably include some requirement to back up claims, or the right to refuse ads promulgating falsehoods. Raina Kumra, Quartz, "Mark Zuckerberg needs to shut down Facebook’s political ads," 26 Oct. 2019 That’s what the speechmaking at the U.N. General Assembly invariably produces each year. San Diego Union-Tribune, "They said it: Leaders at the UN, in their own words," 28 Sep. 2019 Numerous studies indicate that romantic partners’ relationship quality almost invariably declines following the birth of a child. Sarah Treleaven, Marie Claire, "They're Single. They're Straight. They're Friends. And They're Having a Baby.," 22 Jan. 2020 That day-to-day grind through the season showed me a lot more about Jeter than the famous flip play against Oakland, the Mr. November walkoff homer, or the other moments that are invariably part of his highlight reel. Peter Abraham,, "New Hall of Famer Derek Jeter was always in the right spot," 21 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of invariably

1646, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of invariably was in 1646

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15 Feb 2020

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“Invariably.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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