Translation of "regular" - English-Spanish dictionary

regular

adjective uk /ˈreɡ·jə·lər/ us /ˈreɡ·jə·lər/

B1 happening or doing something often, especially at the same time every week, year, etc.

regular
a regular visitor to Brussels

repeated with the same amount of time or space between one thing and the next

regular
a regular pulse
Plant the trees at regular intervals.

B1 following the usual rules or patterns in grammar

regular
‘Talk’ is a regular verb but ‘go’ is not.
→ Opposite irregular

B1 informal being a standard size

mediano
a burger and regular fries

US usual or normal

habitual
I couldn’t see my regular dentist.

(Translation of “regular” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

regular

adjective /ˈreɡjulə/

usual

habitual
Saturday is his regular day for shopping
That isn’t our regular postman, is it?

(American) normal

normal, común
He has too many behavioral problems to attend a regular school.

occurring, acting etc with equal amounts of space, time etc between

regular
They placed guards at regular intervals round the camp
Is his pulse regular?

involving doing the same things at the same time each day etc

regular
a man of regular habits.

frequent

habitual
He’s a regular visitor
He’s one of our regular customers.

permanent; lasting

permanente, fijo
He’s looking for a regular job.

(linguistics ) (of a noun, verb etc) following one of the usual grammatical patterns of the language

regular
’Walk’ is a regular verb, but ’go’ is an irregular verb.

the same on both or all sides or parts; neat; symmetrical

regular
a girl with regular features
A square is a regular figure.

of ordinary size

de tamaño normal
I don’t want the large size of packet – just give me the regular one.

(of a soldier) employed full-time, professional; (of an army) composed of regular soldiers.

profesional
regularity /-ˈla-/ noun

regularidad
He gets drunk with monotonous regularity.
regularly adverb

at regular times, places etc

con regularidad, regularmente
His heart was beating regularly.

frequently

regularmente, con frecuencia
He comes here regularly.
regulate /-leit/ verb

to control

regular
We must regulate our spending
Traffic lights are used to regulate traffic.

to adjust (a piece of machinery etc ) so that it works at a certain rate etc

regular
Can you regulate this watch so that it keeps time accurately?
regulation noun

a rule or instruction

regla
There are certain regulations laid down as to how this job should be done, and these must be obeyed
(also adjective) Please use envelopes of the regulation size.

the act of regulating

regulación
the regulation of a piece of machinery.
regulator /-lei-/ noun

a thing that regulates (a piece of machinery etc).

regulador

(Translation of “regular” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)