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regular(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
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).
noun
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).
(M)
, 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).
(F)
One of our regulars left me a huge tip.Uno de nuestros clientes frecuentes me dejó una muy buena propina.
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regular
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (in bar, restaurant)
a. el habitual mf, parroquiano(a)
(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).
(M)
la habitual mf, parroquiano(a)
(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).
(F)
2. (petrol)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la súper
(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).
(F)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
3. (features, pulse, verb)
a. regular
on a regular basiscon regularidad, regularmente
as regular as clockworkcomo un reloj, con una regularidad cronométrica
4. (normal, habitual)
a. habitual
5. (in size)
a. normal, mediano(a)
6. (army)
a. regular
7. (colloquial)
a. verdadero(a), auténtico(a) (for emphasis)
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regular [ˈreɡjʊləʳ]
adjective
1 (symmetrical) [+shape, pattern] also (Mat) regular
he has regular features es de facciones regulares
2 (even) [+surface, teeth] uniforme; parejo; especially (LAm)
3 (recurring at even intervals) [+pulse, flights, breathing, order] regular
to take regular exercise hacer ejercicio con regularidad
at regular intervals (in time) con regularidad; (in space) a intervalos regulares
the doctor examined the baby at regular intervals el médico examinaba al bebé con regularidad; the signs were placed at regular intervals along the beach las señales estaban situadas a intervalos regulares a lo largo de la playa
it's important to eat regular meals es importante comer con regularidad
he placed a regular order with us nos hizo un pedido regular
to make regular use of sth usar algo con regularidad
to be in regular use utilizarse de manera regular
as regular as clockwork como un cronómetro; como un reloj
Richard's visits are as regular as clockwork
4 (habitual, customary) [+visitor, customer, reader, listener] habitual; asiduo; [+doctor, partner] habitual; [+action, procedure] acostumbrado; normal
they are regular churchgoers van a misa con regularidad or con asiduidad; our regular waiter el camarero que nos sirve normalmente; it's past his regular bedtime ya ha pasado su hora normal de acostarse
he was becoming quite a regular visitor / to the farm as a regular reader of your journal, may I ... as regular readers of this column know, I am not a great fan of the microwave To make sure of your copy place a regular order with your newsagent he placed a regular order with the newsagent
on a regular basis con regularidad
to be in regular employment tener un trabajo fijo
a regular [feature]
the regular staff el personal habitual
to have a regular time for doing sth tener hora fija para hacer algo; hacer algo siempre a la misma hora
5 (unvarying)
a man of regular habits un hombre metódico; un hombre ordenado (en sus costumbres)
to keep regular hours llevar una vida ordenada
6 (frequent) frecuente
the landlord still hasn't fixed the roof, in spite of regular reminders
I have to make regular trips to France tengo que viajar a Francia con frecuencia; tengo que hacer viajes frecuentes a Francia
to be in or to have regular contact with sb mantener or tener un contacto frecuente con algn
it's a regular occurrence pasa con frecuencia; es algo frecuente
7 (Mil) [+soldier, army] profesional; de carrera
The reservists aren't part of the regular army, but once served in it, and are committed to serving again in an emergency
8 (Ling) [+verb etc] regular
9 (as intensifier)
a regular bore un auténtico pesado
a regular feast un verdadero banquete
he's a regular fool es un verdadero idiota
a regular nuisance un auténtico pesado
10 (US) (ordinary, normal) normal
I'm just a regular guy no soy más que un tío normal (y corriente)
regular fries porción (f) mediana de patatas fritas
regular gasoline gasolina (f) normal
regular size tamaño (m) normal
11 (not constipated)
to be regular hacer de vientre con regularidad
eating fresh vegetables helps keep you regular
12 (in menstruation)
I'm quite regular mi periodo es bastante regular
noun
1 (customer) (in pub, bar) cliente (m) habitual; parroquianoaparroquiana (m) (f);a parroquiana
one of the regulars at the club un asiduo del club; he's a regular on the programme es un invitado habitual del programa
2 (Mil) militar (m) de carrera
3 (US) (petrol) gasolina (f) normal
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