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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “lax”

lax

adjective
 
 
/læks/
without much care, attention or control; not severe or strong enough
马虎的;不严格的;不严厉的
He took a gun through baggage control to highlight the lax security.
他携带一把枪通过了行李检查,以此引起大家对安全管理松懈这一问题的重视。
The subcommittee contends that the authorities were lax in investigating most of the cases.
小组委员会认为有关部门对多数案件疏于调查。
Not paying attentionTreating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoringWeakness and vulnerability
laxity
 
 
/ˈlæk.sə.ti/ US  /-t̬i/ noun [U] (also laxness)
laxly
 
 
/ˈlæk.sli/ adverb
Not paying attentionTreating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoringWeakness and vulnerability
(Definition of lax from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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