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"Irregular" is an adjective which is often translated as "irregular", and "regular" is an adjective which is often translated as "regular". Learn more about the difference between "irregular" and "regular" below.
irregular(
ih
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reh
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gyu
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luhr
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (not uniform)
a. irregular
As these tiles are hand-made, it is normal that the patterns are sometimes irregular.Como estos azulejos están hechos a mano, es normal que a veces los diseños salgan irregulares.
2. (sporadic)
a. irregular
They met at irregular intervals over the next five years.Se encontraron de manera irregular a lo largo de los siguientes cinco años.
3. (unusual)
a. irregular
If you notice any irregular payments going out of your account, you should contact your bank.Si notas cualquier pago irregular procedente de tu cuenta, deberías ponerte en contacto con tu banco.
4. (against a rule)
a. contrario a las normas
The firm is being investigated for irregular financial practices.Se está investigando a la empresa por prácticas financieras contrarias a las normas.
5. (grammar)
a. irregular
There is a section in the dictionary that gives the conjugations of irregular verbs.Hay una sección del diccionario que muestra las conjugaciones de los verbos irregulares.
6. (military)
a. irregular
Both regular and irregular troops were guilty of atrocities against civilians.Tanto las tropas irregulares como las regulares habían cometido atrocidades contra civiles.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
7. (military)
a. el soldado irregular
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The official army was supplemented with irregulars and mercenaries.El ejército oficial se complementaba con soldados irregulares y mercenarios.
irregulars
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
8. (imperfect goods)
a. los artículos defectuosos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
If you're looking for cheap household linen, this company often sells off irregulars at bargain prices.Si buscas ropa blanca barata, esta empresa a menudo vende artículos defectuosos a precios de ganga.
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regular(
reh
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gyuh
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luhr
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (in repetitive cycles)
a. regular
The courses are organized on a regular basis.Los cursos se organizan de manera regular.
2. (evenly spaced)
a. regular
After the accident, her pulse stayed regular.Tras el accidente, su pulso se mantuvo regular.
3. (habitual)
a. habitual
They attend church on a regular basis.Van a la iglesia de manera habitual.
4. (standard)
a. normal
I'll take a smoothie, please. - Sure, small or regular?¿Me das un licuado, por favor? - Claro, ¿chico o normal?
b. regular
¿Qué tamaño de capuchino quiere? - Regular, por favor.What size capuchino would you like? - Regular, please.
5. (symmetrical)
a. uniforme
The surface of the table is not regular.La superficie de la mesa no es uniforme.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
6. (client)
a. el cliente frecuente
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la cliente frecuente
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
One of our regulars left me a huge tip.Uno de nuestros clientes frecuentes me dejó una muy buena propina.
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