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complacentadjective

uk /kəmˈpleɪ.sənt/ us /kəmˈpleɪ.sənt/ disapproving

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complacent

However, we must be take care not to simply deploy that argument in case we are perceived to be complacent in the face of the challenge we face.
Clearly we cannot be complacent.
We must never become complacent, even if we are encouraged by the initial success of some of those efforts and initiatives.
Lack of transparency is the real cardinal sin, though this does not mean that we can afford to be complacent about nepotism, mismanagement and fraud.
We cannot be complacent.
I fully agree that we cannot be complacent about the supervisory challenges that are presented by increasingly complex financial products and off-balance sheet vehicles.
We have a good law and the saying "if a thing ain' t broken, don' t fix it; but do not be complacent about it either" applies here.
The only danger in my view right now is that we become complacent and that we give in to the forces of conservatism.
Yes, they are ambitious - but we need ambitious objectives, because if we just tread water and are complacent we will achieve nothing.
However, we must not be complacent.