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Sep 7 2016   7:44PM GMT

Irregardless or Regardless – Which is correct?

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

Converged infrastructure

Which is correct?

infrastructure_________ of the cost, we should seriously think about moving to a converged infrastructure.

A. Irregardless
B. Regardless



Answer: B

Irregardless has two negatives, the prefix “ir” and the suffix “less”  and two negatives cancel each other out. The correct word choice is “Regardless of the cost…”

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