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The course of the flight up and down was exceedingly erratic, partly due to the irregularity of the air, and partly to lack of experience in handling this machine. The control of the front rudder was difficult on account of its being balanced too near the center.
Orville Wright

Meaning of "irregularity" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF IRREGULARITY

irregularity  [ɪˌrɛɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF IRREGULARITY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Irregularity is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES IRREGULARITY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Irregular

Something that is irregular does not follow the expected pattern. The term is used in many different fields, with various meanings.

Definition of irregularity in the English dictionary

The first definition of irregularity in the dictionary is the state or quality of being irregular. Other definition of irregularity is something irregular, such as a bump in a smooth surface. Irregularity is also a breach of a convention or normal procedure.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH IRREGULARITY


angularity
ˌæŋɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
bipolarity
ˌbaɪpəʊˈlærɪtɪ
capillarity
ˌkæpɪˈlærɪtɪ
cellularity
ˌseljʊˈlærɪtɪ
circularity
ˌsɜːkjʊˈlærɪtɪ
dissimilarity
ˌdɪsɪmɪˈlærɪtɪ
granularity
ˌɡrænjʊˈlærɪtɪ
hilarity
hɪˈlærɪtɪ
insularity
ˌɪnsjʊˈlærɪtɪ
jocularity
ˌdʒɒkjʊˈlærɪtɪ
modularity
ˌmɒdjʊˈlærɪtɪ
molarity
mɒˈlærɪtɪ
muscularity
ˌmʌskjʊˈlærɪtɪ
particularity
pəˌtɪkjʊˈlærɪtɪ
polarity
pəʊˈlærɪtɪ
popularity
ˌpɒpjʊˈlærɪtɪ
regularity
ˌrɛɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
secularity
ˌsɛkjʊˈlærɪtɪ
singularity
ˌsɪŋɡjʊˈlærɪtɪ
vascularity
ˌvæskjʊˈlærɪtɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE IRREGULARITY

irrefrangibleness
irrefrangibly
irrefutability
irrefutable
irrefutableness
irrefutably
irreg.
irregardless
irregular
irregularities
irregularly
irrelated
irrelation
irrelative
irrelatively
irrelativeness
irrelevance
irrelevancy
irrelevant
irrelevantly

WORDS THAT END LIKE IRREGULARITY

authority
charity
clarity
collinearity
complementarity
disparity
familiarity
interdisciplinarity
linearity
multicollinearity
nonlinearity
osmolarity
parity
peculiarity
planarity
rarity
registered charity
similarity
solidarity
unfamiliarity
vulgarity

Synonyms and antonyms of irregularity in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «IRREGULARITY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «irregularity» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of irregularity

Translation of «irregularity» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF IRREGULARITY

Find out the translation of irregularity to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of irregularity from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «irregularity» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

不规则
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

irregularidad
570 millions of speakers

English

irregularity
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अनियमितता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عدم انتظام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

неравномерность
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

irregularidade
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অনিয়ম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

irrégularité
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Penyelewengan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Unregelmäßigkeit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

不規則
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

불규칙
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Irregularity
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bất thường
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முறையற்ற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अनियमितता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

düzensizlik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

irregolarità
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

nieprawidłowość
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

нерівномірність
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

neregularitate
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παρατυπία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

onreëlmatigheid
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oegentlighet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

uregelmessighet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of irregularity

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «IRREGULARITY»

The term «irregularity» is quite widely used and occupies the 50.473 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «IRREGULARITY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about irregularity

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3 QUOTES WITH «IRREGULARITY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word irregularity.
1
Aleister Crowley
Part of the public horror of sexual irregularity so-called is due to the fact that everyone knows himself essentially guilty.
2
Mary Leakey
She stops, pauses, turns to the left to glance at some possible threat or irregularity, and then continues to the north. This motion, so intensely human, transcends time.
3
Orville Wright
The course of the flight up and down was exceedingly erratic, partly due to the irregularity of the air, and partly to lack of experience in handling this machine. The control of the front rudder was difficult on account of its being balanced too near the center.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «IRREGULARITY»

Discover the use of irregularity in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to irregularity and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Contested Politics of Mobility: Borderzones and Irregularity
This book will be of interest to students and scholars of politics, international relations, sociology, migration and law.
Vicki Squire, 2012
2
The Comparative Method Reviewed : Regularity and ...
This volume draws together studies by scholars engaged in historical reconstruction, all focussing on the subject of regularity and irregularity in the comparative method.
Mark Durie Senior Research Fellow University of Melbourne, Malcolm Ross Fellow in Linguistics Australian National University, 1996
3
Corporations Law in Australia
The question is whether an irregularity or defect thereby invalidates the meeting or business conducted during the meeting. The answer lies in s 1322. Broadly speaking, the effect of this section is to preserve the validity of proceedings even  ...
Roman Tomasic, Stephen Bottomley, Rob McQueen, 2002
4
Irregularity of Employment and Fluctuations of Prices
Publisher: Co-operative Print. Publication date: 1886 Subjects: Labor and laboring classes Prices Industrial policy Employment stabilization Labor Working class Antiques
Herbert Somerton Foxwell, 2009
5
The Principles and Practice of Auditing
The auditor therefore only has the duty to report the unlawful act or omission as a reportable irregularity where, based on the professional judgement of the auditor, he/she has prima facie evidence that causes the auditor to be satisfied or have ...
G. Puttick, Sandy van Esch, Sandra Dawn Van Esch, 2008
6
Reinforced Concrete Design of Tall Buildings
However, starting in 1988, seismic codes have attempted to quantify irregularities by establishing geometrically or by the use of building dimensions, the points at which the specific irregularity becomes an issue as to require extra analysis and  ...
Bungale S. Taranath, 2009
7
An Analytical Digest of All the Reported Cases Determined in ...
ings for irregularity shall be allowed, unless made within a reasonable time ; nor if the party applying has taken a fresh step after knowledge of the irregularity. Reg. Gen. K. B., C. P, and Exch., RT.2W. 4, 1 Dowl. P. C. 187 j 8 Bing. 292 ; 1 M. Sc.
Samuel Bealey Harrison, 1835
8
Jordan-Arens Irregularity
This is done by showing the existence of a strongly Arens irregular Banach algebra which admits a subalgebra that is not strongly Arens irregular.
Chris Auger, 2007
9
International Conference on Transportation Engineering 2007: ...
Wheel/ rail contact irregularity of scheme 2 Compared with scheme 1 , the lowering value of nose rail top surface is similar, but the transverse irregularity decrease greatly and the vertical irregularity remain almost the same. Thus, a horizontal ...
China) International Conference on Transportation Engineering (2nd, Kelvin C. P. Wang, Xia Luo, Yanjun Qiu, Yun Pu, Qiyuan Peng, Qiyuan Peng, Kelvin C. P. Wang, 2009
10
Fundamentals of Spun Yarn Technology
The terms used in referring to thickness variations along the length of linear fibrous assemblies are levelness, evenness, regularity, unevenness, and irregularity. The latter will be used in this and subsequent chapters, since it conjures up the ...
Carl A. Lawrence, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «IRREGULARITY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term irregularity is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Irregularity Claims At Swapo Karasburg Conference
Karasburg — The legitimacy of the election at the recently held Swapo Karasburg East district conference has been questioned by some party ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
2
Dane Gagai hospitalised with heart scare during Knights' win over …
The Queensland State of Origin star was taken to Newcastle hospital during halftime with the irregularity believed to have been brought on by a virus. «TVNZ, Jul 15»
3
[Highlights] Gagai suffers heart scare as Knights win
The Queensland State of Origin star was taken to Newcastle hospital during halftime with the irregularity believed to have been brought on by a ... «The Roar, Jul 15»
4
COA stops plate deal; TPL a P15-B racket?
Luisa Villanueva, OIC-supervising auditor and concurrent audit team leader, said there was irregularity in the advance payment made by the ... «Philippine Star, Jul 15»
5
Gardens by the Bay – serious accounting lapses found in …
The MND then informed the AGO that it also took “a serious view of the irregularity” and would be taking “appropriate disciplinary action” ... «The Online Citizen, Jul 15»
6
'Position of Gajapati is of a sevak'
In 1977, there was, however, a major irregularity, which had led the government to institute the Justice B.K. Patra Commission of Inquiry. «Calcutta Telegraph, Jul 15»
7
Rallying round for cancer patient Leiske
She said: "They had suspected some irregularity last year, but put it down to the medication. It was a shock." Mrs Thompson, who is married to ... «Nottingham Post, Jul 15»
8
Kudankulam plant is symbol of Russia-India ties: Valery Limarenko
... power units are well equipped with diagnostic systems enabling personnels to respond to the smallest sign of irregularity in the operation. «Financial Express, Jul 15»
9
Kuffa: Venting your bathroom correctly
These plugs or circuits cut the power off if it detects any irregularity or change of current. It protects people against electrical shocks. In the new ... «Port Huron Times Herald, Jul 15»
10
Punjabi Singer KS Makhan's Associate Convicted Of Drug …
An X-ray examination of his large black suitcase revealed an irregularity, the suspected presence of organic material in the base of the suitcase ... «South Asian Link, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Irregularity [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/irregularity>. Jul 2020 ».
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