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irregular

adjective
 
 
/ɪˈreɡjələr/
not happening at regular times or in regular amounts: Many firms have an irregular cashflow. You will not be penalised for contributing irregular amounts, or missing or stopping payments. Airport staff inspect the runways three times a day at irregular intervals.
not according to usual rules or what is expected, and often not acceptable: Investigators found these bank deposits to be highly irregular because the amount exceeded the man's income. Certain irregular business practices were identified.
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