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Meaning of “regular” - Learner’s Dictionary

regular

adjective     /ˈreɡjələr/
SAME TIME/SPACE B2 repeated with the same amount of time or space between one thing and the next: a regular pulse Plant the seedlings at regular intervals.Standard and routineFrequency and regularity - general wordsSteady, regular and unchanged
OFTEN B1 happening or doing something often, especially at the same time every week, year, etc: a regular occurrence a regular visitor to Brussels We arranged to meet on a regular basis.Standard and routineSteady, regular and unchangedFrequency and regularity - general words
USUAL US usual or normal: I couldn't see my regular dentist.Standard and routine
SIZE informal B1 being a standard size: a burger and regular friesStandard and routine
SHAPE Something that has a regular shape is the same on both or all sides: She's got lovely, regular teeth.Standard and routineDescribing angles, lines and orientations
GRAMMAR B1 following the usual rules or patterns in grammar: 'Talk' is a regular verb but 'go' is not. →  Opposite irregular Verb forms, tenses and types of verbs
regularity     /ˌreɡjəˈlærəti/ noun [U] the state of being regularFrequency and regularity - general words
(Definition of regular adjective from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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