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regular

adjective (EVEN)    /ˈreɡ.jʊ.lər/ US  /-lɚ/
B2 existing or happening repeatedly in a fixed pattern, with equal or similar amounts of space or time between one and the next; even: Her heartbeat was regular. The gardeners planted the trees at regular intervals. I suggest that we have regular meetings/meet on a regular basis.Standard and routineFrequency and regularity - general words Someone who is regular empties their bowels often enough, and a woman who is regular always has her period at approximately the same time: The doctor asked if I was regular/if my bowel movements were regular.Excrement and its excretion regularity     /ˌreɡ.jʊˈlær.ə.ti/ US  /-ˈler.ə.t̬i/ noun [U] The same familiar faces reappear in the law courts with depressing regularity.Frequency and regularity - general words regularly     /-li/ adverb B1 Accidents regularly occur on this bend. The competitors set off at regularly spaced intervals.Frequency and regularity - general wordsStandard and routineSimilar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities
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