Definition of “light touch” - English Dictionary

“light touch” in Business English

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light touchnoun

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a friendly, relaxed, or humourous way of doing something:

She brings a light touch to the office hiring rituals, which makes everyone feel comfortable.

a situation in which only a few people are in charge of something or something is not controlled very strictly:

I think we have five account managers covering the whole United States, so it's a light touch.

(Definition of “light touch” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)