Translation of lenient in Spanish:

lenient

Pronunciation: /ˈliːniənt/

adj

  • [attitude/view] indulgente; [sentence] poco severo to be lenient to otoward owith sb ser* indulgente or benévolo con algn
    More example sentences
    • Lewis was banned from boxing after his act and for many, that punishment was too lenient.
    • He was always easygoing but not too lenient and he was always sweet but not sickeningly mushy.
    • There is no need for them to be lenient, nor are they expected to close their eyes to evil practices.

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