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Not sufficiently strict, severe, or careful
“A review of electronic security inside commonwealth agencies has reportedly uncovered a culture of theft and lax security inside the public service.”
Not bound by rigid standards
“… the guidelines for the essay contest were fairly lax, permitting a wide variety of topics.”
Not tightly fastened, tied, or stretched
“… the sheet on the foresail was lax, and so the sail was flapping wildly in the stiff wind.”
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