An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. indulgente
Customers have benefited from a lenient attitude on the company's part.Los clientes se han beneficiado de una actitud indulgente por parte de la empresa.
I think Bob is too lenient with Zack and Tammy, but I stay quiet because they're not my kids.Me parece que Bob es muy indulgente con Zack y Tammy, pero me quedo callado porque no son mis hijos.
b. benévolo
Dan's lenient treatment of the children only served to make them more unruly.El trato benévolo que Dan le daba a los niños sólo sirvió para que se hicieran más ingobernables.
c. poco severo
The community complained that four years of probation was too lenient a sentence.La comunidad se quejó de que cuatro años de libertad condicional era una pena poco severa.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. indulgente, benévolo(a)
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lenient [ˈliːnɪənt]
[+sentence, treatment] benévolo; poco severo
Those who co-operate can expect lenient treatment She wrote to her MP expressing her concern about the lenient treatment of sex-offenders He was given a lenient sentence They considered twelve years to be a relatively lenient sentence The accused's father said her sentence had been far too lenient
[+person, attitude] indulgente; poco severo
to be lenient [in] one's criticism I had been too lenient in my criticism
to be lenient with sb ser indulgente or poco severo con algn
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