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English

Etymology

From Old French reguler, from Late Latin continuing rules for guidance from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] regula (rule) from Proto-Indo-European *reg- (move in a straight line).

Pronunciation

Adjective

regular (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
regular

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. With constant frequency or pattern.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Normal; ordinary
  3. Obeying rules.
  4. (grammar) (of a verb, plural, etc) Following a set or common pattern.
    The verb "to walk" is regular.
    The noun "mouse" has the irregular plural "mice".
  5. Frequent or common
    He made regular visits to go see his mother.
  6. (snowboarding): Riding with the left foot forward.
  7. Exemplary; excellent example of; utter.
    a regular genius
    a regular John Bull
  8. (geometry) (of a polygon or a polyhedron) Having all sides of the same length, and all (corresponding) angles of the same size.

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Noun

Singular
regular

Plural
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regular ({{{1}}})
  1. A member of the British Army as opposed to a member of the Territorial Army or Reserve.
  2. A frequent, routine visitor to an establishment.
  3. (Canada) A coffee with one cream and one sugar.

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Portuguese

Adjective

regular m. and f. (plural regulares)

  1. regular.
  2. average.

Verb

regular

  1. to regulate.
  2. to tune (an engine).
  3. to set (a watch, clock).

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Spanish

Adjective

regular m. and f. (plural regulares)

  1. regular, steady, even.
  2. fair, fairly good, average
  3. common, ordinary, middling, so-so
  4. (grammar) regular

Verb

regular

  1. to regulate.
  2. to control.
  3. to adjust.
  4. to put in order.

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