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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
irregularity /i,regju'læriti/
  • danh từ
    • tính không đều; cái không đều
    • tính không theo quy luật; tính không đúng quy cách (hàng...); tính không chính quy (quân đội...); tính không đúng lễ giáo (lễ nghi, phong tục...); điều trái quy luật, điều không chính quy, điều trái lễ giáo (lễ nghi, phong tục...)
    • (ngôn ngữ học) tính không theo quy tắc
Concise Dictionary
irregularitiesɪ‚regjə'lærətɪ /-jʊ'l-
+behavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morality
+not characterized by a fixed principle or rate; at irregular intervals
+an irregular asymmetry in shape; an irregular spatial pattern
+irregular and infrequent or difficult evacuation of the bowels; can be a symptom of intestinal obstruction or diverticulitis

Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun (plural irregularities)
1 [C, U] an activity or a practice which is not according to the usual rules, or not normal: alleged irregularities in the election campaign + suspicion of financial irregularity
2 [C, U] something that does not happen at regular intervals: a slight irregularity in his heartbeat
3 [U, C] something that is not smooth or regular in shape or arrangement: The paint will cover any irregularity in the surface of the walls.
Collocation Dictionary


serious | minor, slight
a slight irregularity in the surface of the wood
| widespread
The newspaper claimed there were widespread irregularities in the election.
| electoral, financial, procedural, voting
Investigators found no evidence of financial irregularity.


investigate, uncover


occur, take place
Irregularities occur when there is no central control.


~ in
Auditors have uncovered serious irregularities in the accounts.

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