lazy Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
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lazy

adjective
 
 
/ˈleɪzi/
not willing to work hard or make an effort: His line manager felt that he was brilliant but lazy.
Translations of “lazy”
in Arabic كَسول…
in Korean 게으른…
in Malaysian malas…
in French paresseux…
in Turkish tembel, haylaz, ağır…
in Italian pigro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 懶的,懶惰的, 悠閒的,舒緩的…
in Russian ленивый, беззаботный…
in Polish leniwy…
in Vietnamese lười nhác…
in Spanish perezoso, vago…
in Portuguese preguiçoso…
in Thai เกียจคร้าน…
in German faul…
in Catalan mandrós…
in Japanese 怠け者の, くつろいだ…
in Indonesian malas…
in Chinese (Simplified) 懒的,懒惰的, 悠闲的,舒缓的…
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