- (not strict) [discipline/supervision] poco estricto; [morals/standards] laxo, relajado he's been very lax lately over his homework últimamente ha estado muy descuidado con los deberesMore example sentences
- Those two sides have plenty of time to interact due to the ludicrously lax security arrangements.
- The punishment must fit the crime, neither too lax nor too severe.
- Many social problems stem from lax enforcement of strict legal code.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.