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irregular

1. (of flowers) having any of their parts, esp petals, differing in size, shape, etc.; asymmetric
2. US (of merchandise) not up to the manufacturer's standards or specifications; flawed; imperfect
3. US imperfect or flawed merchandise

irregular

[i′reg·yə·lər]
(botany)
Lacking symmetry, as of a flower having petals unlike in size or shape.
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In the field of his main interest, further, his reason was persuaded by the pseudo-classical arguments that English (Elizabethan) tragedy, with its violent contrasts and irregularity, was theoretically wrong.
Thus also, those ancient cities which, from being at first only villages, have become, in course of time, large towns, are usually but ill laid out compared with the regularity constructed towns which a professional architect has freely planned on an open plain; so that although the several buildings of the former may often equal or surpass in beauty those of the latter, yet when one observes their indiscriminate juxtaposition, there a large one and here a small, and the consequent crookedness and irregularity of the streets, one is disposed to allege that chance rather than any human will guided by reason must have led to such an arrangement.
Albayalde, however, said that not all 20 officers relieved from duty will face administrative charges for abuse of authority and irregularity in the conduct of police operations regarding the June 29 operation that killed Myca Ulpina, her father Renato, another drug suspect, and the undercover policeman.
These amendments introduce the concept of a material irregularity in audits performed under the Public Audit Act and, once a material irregularity has been identified, may result in a number of possible actions, including the referral of the material irregularity to an investigative body, where there are complex and intricate matters not capable of being concluded directly by the audit.
The special report identified irregularity of the amount of Rs319.14 million in appointment, promotion and deputation and re-employment at the authority.
7 million for his office renovation while financial irregularity of Rs.
He maintained that an irregularity that cannot affect the final result should not be used to overturn the election, saying the errors were "so minor yet the election was nearly perfect".
The first irregularity was in the form of non-production of records, while the second was irregular mode of payments.
A 10-item questionnaire was administered to assess the menstrual irregularity in each student.
The commissioner directed them to visit wheat procurement centres and present reports on daily basis, adding that strict legal action would be taken against employees of Food Department if found involved in any irregularity or corruption.
A spokeswoman for Conwy council declined to comment on the scope of the investigation or the school or schools involved in the financial irregularity.
I have been part of faculty teams in a few of these private universities and I sincerely believe it's important that parents are fully aware of any irregularity (poor quality education; admission irregularity; an incapable faculty member; irregularities in exams etc) for a number of reasons: