There are 2 translations of irregular in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ɪˈregjələr; ɪˈregjʊlə(r)/


  • 1 1.1 (in shape, positioning) [outline/surface/pattern] irregular
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    • This irregular arrangement of atoms not only defines a substance as glass, but also determines several of its properties.
    • Each panel features an elongated, irregular rectangle painted in acrylic in red, blue or black against a contrasting hue.
    • It is not that Thomas deliberately creates irregular shapes.
    1.2 (in time) [intervals/pulse] irregular to keep irregular hours tener* un horario irregular I've been a bit irregular lately [euphemistic/eufemístico] no he ido muy bien de vientre últimamente
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    • Income can be withdrawn at irregular intervals to suit individual circumstances as long as the payments are in accordance with the above limits.
    • The rhythm is irregular, and the rate can vary or become sinus bradycardia because of the long pauses.
    • At the northwest corner, three to four people smoked at irregular intervals.
  • 2 (contrary to rules) inadmisible, contrario a las normas this is highly irregular esto es totalmente inadmisible it would be most irregular for me to discuss a client with you estaría totalmente fuera de lugar que yo hablara de un cliente con usted
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    • However, this was found in contradiction of OUSU rules, necessitating an irregular by-election to be held via an extraordinary meeting of the Postgraduate Assembly.
    • Indicated if labour is established but the contractions are of irregular intensity or duration.
    • The gentle formality of the house contrasts strongly with its irregular context and neighbouring suburban dwellings, but it does have precedents in New Zealand.
  • 3 [Linguistics/Lingüística] [verb/ending/plural] irregular
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    • The questions required knowledge of some words, but also of an irregular verb form and some grammatical terminology.
    • In some irregular verbs, these functions are served by different forms.
    • Note that ‘to spy’ is always an irregular verb, only the third person form resembles the infinitive.
  • 4 [Military/Militar] [troops] irregular
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    • As the theatre of war moved south, so did the smallpox, primarily affecting civilians, camp followers, and irregular troops in both armies.
    • Not only did he understand the new tactics, he was also able to put them into practice using a smaller army made up of irregular troops.
    • In fact, regular as well as irregular troops opposed the US in many of the conflicts Boot cites.
  • 5 (substandard) (American English/inglés norteamericano) defectuoso

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  • 1 [Military/Militar] soldado (masculine) irregular the irregulars las tropas irregulares
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    • The Filipino operational center of gravity was the ability to sustain its force of 100,000 irregulars in the field.
    • While repeating the Pentagon line that these irregulars were ‘forced to fight,’ Wallace acknowledged indirectly that the US military faces a hostile population.
    • Amitav Ghosh spent many weeks, at great personal risk, with the irregulars fighting the military regime in Burma.
  • 2
    (irregulars plural)
    (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Business/Comercio] artículos (masculine plural) defectuosos

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