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regularity

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishregularityre‧gu‧lar‧i‧ty /ˌreɡjəˈlærəti/ noun (plural regularities)  1 [uncountable] when the same thing keeps happening often, especially with the same amount of time between each occasion when it happens Climate change is disrupting the regularity of the seasons.with alarming/increasing etc regularity Our team kept losing with monotonous regularity (=in a way that seems boring or annoying).2 [countable, uncountable] when something is arranged in an even way the regularity of his features
Examples from the Corpus
regularityA good programmer can take anything known, any regularity, and cleverly reduce it in size.They believed that peoples had to go from one stage to another with mechanical regularity and in predictable order.The ineffable Louis Stanley, operating from his suite in the Dorchester, launched new but already outmoded cars with monotonous regularity.Those groundbreaking roles came to me with a great deal of regularity.But the striking and distinguishing feature of organisms is organisation without such simple spatial regularity.His life was one of unambitious regularity.At Ohio State, Pace flattened defensive line men with regularity.Interest and dividends are paid with regularity.with alarming/increasing etc regularityAlso, the extra energy and health power-ups appear with alarming regularity, making fights ridiculously long.Shells now began to fall with increasing regularity among closely packed men.A number of players crop up with alarming regularity.
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