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lax

adjective  us   /læks/
lacking care, attention, or control; not severe or strong enough: Security at the airport seemed lax.
laxity
noun [U]  us   /ˈlæk·sɪ·t̬i/ (also laxness,  /ˈlæk·snəs/ )
Laxity in enforcing safety regulations can cost lives.
Translations of “lax”
in Vietnamese lỏng lẻo…
in Spanish poco disciplinario, flojo…
in Thai ไม่เข้มงวด…
in Malaysian tidak ketat…
in French relâché…
in German lässig…
in Chinese (Traditional) 馬虎的, 不嚴格的, 不嚴厲的…
in Indonesian lalai…
in Russian нестрогий, слабый…
in Turkish gevşek, ihmalkâr, laçka…
in Chinese (Simplified) 马虎的, 不严格的, 不严厉的…
in Polish niedbały, swobodny…
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