Translation of "lax" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


adjective uk /læks/ us /læks/

without much care, attention, or control

The subcommittee contends that the authorities were lax in investigating most of the cases. 小組委員會認為有關部門對多宗案件疏於調查。

not severe or strong enough:

He took a gun through baggage control to highlight the lax security. 他攜帶一把槍通過了行李檢查,以此引起大家對安全管理鬆懈這一問題的重視。

specialized phonetics (of a speech sound) made without much force

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laxity noun [ U ] uk /ˈlæk.sə.ti/ us /ˈlæk.sə.t̬i/ also laxness
laxly adverb uk /ˈlæ us /ˈlæ

(Translation of “lax” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)