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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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (morals, discipline)
a. relajado(a), laxo(a)
2. (person)
a. negligente, poco riguroso(a)
3. (security, standards)
a. descuidado(a), poco riguroso(a)
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lax [læks] laxer (comparative)laxest (superlative)
[+person, discipline] poco estricto; poco riguroso; [+standards, morals] laxo; relajado
he's become very lax
things are very lax at the school en el colegio hay poca disciplina; to be lax about or on punctuality ser negligente en la puntualidad; to be morally lax tener una moral laxa or relajada
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