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English definition of “ease up/off”

ease up/off

(WORK LESS) phrasal verb with ease     /iːz/ verb
to start to work less or do things with less energy: As he got older, he started to ease up a little.Calming and relaxing
(Definition of ease up/off (WORK LESS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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