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irregularity

Pronunciation: /ɪˌregjəˈlærəti; ɪˌregjʊˈlærəti/

Translation of irregularity in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -ties)

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  • 2 (of action) lo inadmisible several irregularities varias contravenciones de las normas
    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.’
  • 3 [Linguistics/Lingüística] irregularidad (feminine)
    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.

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