irregularity Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “irregularity” in the English Dictionary

"irregularity" in British English

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uk   /ɪˌreɡ.jəˈlær.ə.ti/  us   /-ˈler.ə.t̬i/

irregularity noun (SHAPE)

[C or U] the ​quality of not being ​regular in ​shape or ​form, or an ​example of this: The ​picturesshowedcracks and other irregularities in ​otherwiseperfectlyregularcrystals. The ​west of the ​island is ​famous for the irregularity ofitscoastline.

irregularity noun (RULE)

[C or U] something that is not ​correct or ​acceptable: The ​inspectorsfound several irregularities in the ​businessaccounts. The irregularity of (= the ​lack of ​rules for)Englishspellingmeans that it is ​easy to make ​mistakes.

irregularity noun (TIME/SPACE)

[U] the ​fact that something does not ​happen at ​regulartimes
(Definition of irregularity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"irregularity" in Business English

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irregularitynoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ɪˌreɡjəˈlærəti/
something that is not according to usual ​rules or what is expected, and often not acceptable: The ​company discovered accounting irregularities going back three to four ​years.
(Definition of irregularity from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “irregularity”
in Arabic شُذوذ…
in Korean 불규칙적임…
in Portuguese irregularidade…
in Catalan irregularitat…
in Japanese 不規則(なこと、物)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 形状, 不规则的, 不整齐的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 形狀, 不規則, 不整齊…
in Italian irregolarità…
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