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UK [ˈreɡjʊlə(r)lɪ] / US [ˈreɡjələrlɪ] adverb
1) after equal amounts of time have passed, for example every day or every month

People who exercise regularly are less likely to feel stress.

A committee will meet regularly to discuss the company's progress.

2) frequently

The equipment needs to be checked regularly.

He travels to Paris fairly regularly.

3) with an even shape, or arranged with an equal amount of space between objects

The council planted trees along the streets at regularly spaced intervals.


English dictionary. 2014.

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