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Definición 1

Loosen, make slacker or weaker.

Fuente: Invertext, from Concise Oxford Dictionary

Contexto: The board of Novartis yesterday slackened the strong grip Daniel Vasella, its veteran chairman and chief executive, holds over the Swiss pharmaceutical group by establishing the post of chief operating officer as part of a broader shake-up of senior posts.

Fuente: Financial Times 21/10/2008


Slacken is also used intransitively, e.g. "However, the report shows that while Iran's [nuclear] programme has made rapid progress during the year so far, the pace may have slackened over the past month." Source: Financial Times 23/05/2007

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