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lax

Pronunciation: /læks/

Translation of lax in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • (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 deberes
    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.

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