Definition of 'irregularity'
Example sentences containing 'irregularity'
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The law firm was forced to close this summer after its legal aid was withdrawn over alleged irregularities in its work in Iraq. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Investigations found that financial irregularities had stretched back between'five and ten years '. Times, Sunday Times (2017)That there were serious polling irregularities is certain. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is no suggestion that she was responsible for any alleged irregularities. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We have been fully supportive of this review and are extremely disappointed to discover that these irregularities have occurred. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The Swiss survived allegations of financial irregularities. The Sun (2010)Speed is furious no action has taken against Zimbabwe after a financial audit irregularities. The Sun (2008)He had been banned from football in 2013 over financial irregularities. Times, Sunday Times (2015)More than 3bn of the colossal charge was linked to the alleged accounting irregularities. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was dismissed as general secretary in 2004 for alleged financial irregularities. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He failed to oversee the company properly during the alleged accounting irregularities, they claimed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Two clinics in Madrid have since been closed over alleged administrative irregularities and some employees have allegedly received death threats. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There were no financial irregularities. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Rangers are in the fourth tier of Scottish football after being wound up and demoted from the top flight for financial irregularities. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Last month iSoft postponed its full-year results after it discovered possible accounting irregularities. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Judges were checking ballot boxes from 9 per cent of the 130,000 polling places where evidence of irregularities was discovered. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Women are especially prone to heart problems, from palpitations to serious heartbeat irregularities, which are caused by bingeing and can sometimes be fatal. The Sun (2010)The medical staffing agency came close to collapse last year after discovering serious accounting irregularities, which saw its net assets reduced by 26 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Synonyms of 'irregularity'
inconsistency, randomness, disorganization, unsteadiness
unevenness, deformity, asymmetry, crookedness
malpractice, anomaly, breach, abnormality
bumpiness, roughness, lumpiness
Trends of 'irregularity'
Used Occasionally. irregularity is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of irregularity from the Collins English Dictionary
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