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regularly

[reg-yuh-ler-lee] /ˈrɛg yə lər li/
adverb
1.
at regular times or intervals.
2.
according to plan, custom, etc.
3.
usually; ordinarily:
The dress is regularly $45 but is now on sale for $30.
Origin of regularly
1520-1530
First recorded in 1520-30; regular + -ly
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adv.

1520s, "at proper times," from regular + -ly (2). Meaning "in accordance with rules" is from 1560s.

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