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noun irregularity pronunciation in British English /ɪˌreɡjʊˈlærəti/
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  1. 1
    [countable] [often plural] a situation in which the rules, laws, or usual ways of doing things have not been followed

    There were several reports of irregularities in the election process.

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] a situation in which events do not happen at regular times
  3. 3
    [countable] a shape or appearance that is not even, straight, or smooth

    Even the slightest surface irregularity will show.

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