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light touchnoun

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a ​friendly, relaxed, or humourous way of doing something: She brings a ​lighttouch to the ​officehiring 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 ​accountmanagerscovering the whole United ​States, so it's a ​lighttouch. The ​reportendorses the '​lighttouch' ​regulatoryenvironmentoutlined in the ​bill.
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