Definition of 'irregular'
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Nobody wants to build a plant that has to shut down at irregular intervals. The Sun (2016)An irregular rhythm is calmer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But if you're passing regularly, it could be your pulse slow or irregular. The Sun (2016)The symptoms include shortness of breath during exertion, fatigue and weakness, and a rapid or irregular heartbeat. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But prolonged attacks of a racing or irregular pulse can mean ticker trouble, especially if you feel unwell, too. The Sun (2016)He was pulled up at Kempton in 2013 with an irregular heartbeat and was off the track for more than a year. The Sun (2016)When most of the garden is going to sleep, squashes and pumpkins light up the veg beds with cheerful, vibrant colours and irregular shapes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is also important to control irregular eating patterns. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Others dip in at irregular intervals as the mood takes them. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Anyone learning a language needs to take care with irregular verbs. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Those who receive an irregular income could also benefit. Times, Sunday Times (2010)An irregular heartbeat or a blood clot are suspected by the coroner. The Sun (2016)His priorities are saving a deposit for a house and managing his irregular income. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The death toll is the highest on record and experts blame irregular weather patterns and people going off piste. The Sun (2006)Time deposits are usually held for longer periods of time to meet irregular payments and as a form of savings. Collins Dictionary of Economics (1993)Other plays followed at irregular intervals. Times, Sunday Times (2007)She continued with the irregular verbs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)High street lenders will also not accept applications from borrowers planning to clear their debts using bonus payments or other irregular income. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Like many such irregular forces, this one turned against its colonial creator. The Bullet Catchers (1989)It may have an irregular shape and a patchy dark colour, too. The Sun (2010)Fourth, there are mounting concerns about the activities of the militias and irregular forces. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The conducting tissue may also be affected, causing irregular heartbeat. M. E. Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome - How To Live With It (1989)The moon was bright now, but all it showed him was the sea beneath and irregular formations of cloud ahead. BomberIt can cause palpitations and breathlessness, and the fast irregular rhythm may lead to a clot forming in the heart. Times, Sunday Times (2007)As the name suggests, it involves trimming an already large shrub with small leaves into irregular shapes that resemble fluffy clouds. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His irregular forces appeared from nowhere, attacked, and disappeared back into the desert. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The theory implies that life has been exposed, at regular or irregular intervals, to a drastic pruning. Infinite in All Directions (1989)It proved invaluable in the design of countless buildings, bridges and aircraft but was limited because it would not work for irregular shapes or those with holes. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'irregular'
British English: irregular /ɪˈrɛɡjʊlə/ ADJECTIVE
If events or actions occur at irregular intervals, the periods of time between them are of different lengths.
She was taken to hospital suffering from an irregular heartbeat.
- American English: irregular
- Arabic: غَيْرُ مُنْتَظَمٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: irregular
- Chinese: 不规则的
- Croatian: nepravilan
- Czech: nepravidelný
- Danish: uregelmæssig
- Dutch: onregelmatig
- European Spanish: irregular
- Finnish: epäsäännöllinen
- French: irrégulier
- German: unregelmäßig
- Greek: ακανόνιστος
- Italian: irregolare
- Japanese: ふぞろいの
- Korean: 불규칙한
- Norwegian: uregelmessig
- Polish: nieregularny
- European Portuguese: irregular
- Romanian: neregulat
- Russian: непостоянный
- Spanish: irregular
- Swedish: oregelbunden
- Thai: ไม่สม่ำเสมอ
- Turkish: düzensiz
- Ukrainian: неправильний
- Vietnamese: bất quy tắc
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