slack adjective Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
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slack

adjective
 
 
/slæk/
if business or economic activity is slack, there is less activity than usual: He wanted to sell some of his rental homes, but the region's slack economy stopped him. May was a very slack month for the entire industry. slack market/demand/salesslack time/period Summer is usually a slack time for energy demand.
something that is slack is not strict or effective enough: Experts say that slacker financial controls may be to blame. There were claims in the media of slack corporate governance.
someone who is slack is not working hard enough or spending enough time or care on something: Businesses that shout loudest about delayed payments are often the worst slack payers.be slack with something She's always been a bit slack with her accounts.
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