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irregularity

i reg yuh le ruh tee

  • n  behavior that breaches the rule or etiquette or custom or morality
  • n  not characterized by a fixed principle or rate; at irregular intervals
  • n  an irregular asymmetry in shape; an irregular spatial pattern
  • n  irregular and infrequent or difficult evacuation of the bowels; can be a symptom of intestinal obstruction or diverticulitis

  • The trouble with the Nile has always been its irregularity.
  • Howard McGrath was fired as Attorney General in the furor about the corruption disclosures, although no specific irregularity has been charged against him.
  • But in a recent paper in the journal Science, Marcos Cruz of Spain's Institute of Physics of Cantabria, along with Turok and others, reported they had detected an irregularity in .
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  • Shashi Tharoor in NDTV.com
    Tharoor added, "I am new to Indian politics......but I have a long record of public service untainted by allegations of financial irregularity..........I am deeply wounded by the malicious charges against me."
  • Radovan Karadzic in Reuters UK
    In a document submitted to the tribunal by Karadzic and published by the court on Friday, Karadzic wrote: "My arrival here was accompanied by many drastic irregularities." "The first irregularity I would mention is the media witch-hunt which...
  • President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in International Herald Tribune
    ...told her economic Cabinet team Tuesday she wanted a quick outcome of separate investigations by the Justice Department and the government ombudsman into the deal so that "people can file a complaint if they see any irregularity."

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