slackness Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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slacknessnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈslæk.nəs/

slackness noun [U] (NOT ACTIVE)

the ​state of being ​slower and less ​active than ​usual: Low ​salesfigures were ​partly because of ​normal mid-summer slackness in/ofdemand. disapproving the ​fact that a ​person or ​organization is not ​working as well or as hard as they should: The ​inspectorcriticized the slackness and ​incompetence of the ​staff.

slackness noun [U] (NOT TIGHT)

the ​state of not being ​tight
(Definition of slackness from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “slackness”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不积极, 松弛, 萧条…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不積極, 鬆弛, 蕭條…
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