regularity

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French regularite, from Medieval Latin *regularitas, from Latin regularis (regular); see regular.

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  • IPA(key): /ˌɹɛɡjuˈlæɹəti/
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regularity (countable and uncountable, plural regularities)

  1. (uncountable) The condition or quality of being regular; as, regularity of outline
    I have been watching that show with regularity.
    • 2011 October 29, Phil McNulty, “Chelsea 3 - 5 Arsenal”, BBC Sport:
      For Chelsea coach Andre Villas-Boas, this was his most sobering moment in the Premier League and he looked stunned on the sidelines at the regularity with which Chelsea's defence was exposed.
  2. (countable) A particular regular occurrence

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