Definition of irregularity in English:

irregularity

Syllabification: ir·reg·u·lar·i·ty
Pronunciation: /iˌregyəˈlaritē
 
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noun (plural irregularities)

1The state or quality of being irregular: there is evidence that fraud and irregularity continue on a large scale
More example sentences
  • Many projects have been listed and caught out, but they have not been involved in any irregularity or fraud.
  • He pressed his body up against hers in a more intimate manner and she heard his every breathing irregularity.
  • A council statement added: ‘One concerns a petty cash irregularity and the other concerns the use of council funds.’
Synonyms
1.1 (usually irregularities) A thing that is irregular in form or nature: irregularities of the heartbeat financial irregularities
More example sentences
  • He declined to go into detail about the nature of the irregularities or to name companies allegedly involved.
  • He denies all charges except those of financial irregularities.
  • Barnes said directors began noticing financial irregularities in September.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French irregularite, from late Latin irregularitas, from irregularis (see irregular).

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