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English definition of “lax”

lax

adjective  /læks/ us  
lacking care, attention, or control; not severe or strong enough: Security at the airport seemed lax.
laxity
noun [U]  /ˈlæk·sɪ·t̬i/ (also laxness,  /ˈlæk·snəs/) us  
Laxity in enforcing safety regulations can cost lives.
(Definition of lax from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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