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"Lax" is an adjective which is often translated as "poco riguroso", and "la" is a noun which is often translated as "el la". Learn more about the difference between "lax" and "la" below.
lax
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. poco riguroso
Security at the airport was very lax.La seguridad en el aeropuerto era muy poco rigurosa.
b. negligente
The department was lax in enforcing the regulations.El departamento fue negligente en la implementación de las normas.
c. laxo
The fall of the empire was attributed to lax morals and decadence.La caída del imperio se atribuyó a una moral laxa y a la decadencia.
d. relajado
The candidate criticized the lax standards that have crept into our society.El candidato criticó los estándares relajados que se han ido introduciendo en nuestra sociedad.
e. descuidado
I've been very lax at keeping tabs on Ben and his schoolwork.He sido muy descuidado a la hora de echar un ojo a Ben y su trabajo del colegio.
f. poco estricto
Discipline at the school was lax and students started to get out of control.La disciplina en la escuela era poco estricta y los estudiantes empezaron a desmadrarse.
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la(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (music)
a. el la
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The note also known as A corresponds to la in solmization.La nota también llamada A corresponde a la en solfeo.
LA
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
2. (city)
a. Los Ángeles
Have you ever been to LA? - No, I've never been to the west coast.¿Alguna vez has ido a Los Ángeles? - No, nunca he ido a la costa oeste.
3. (U.S. state)
a. Luisiana
Mardi Gras takes place in New Orleans, LA.El Mardi Gras tiene lugar en Nueva Orleans, Luisiana.
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