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English definition of “lax”

lax

adjective    /læks/
lacking care, attention, or control; not severe or strong enough: Security at the airport seemed lax. laxity    /ˈlæk·sɪ·t̬i/ noun [U] (also laxness,  /ˈlæk·snəs/) Laxity in enforcing safety regulations can cost lives.
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