Portuguese translation of 'slacken'
(also: slacken off) afrouxar-se
2. (speed) diminuir
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Whenever Ulvas allowed the binding to slacken, Joseph offered mild correction.THE LONGEST WAY HOME (2002)
Then, as the boat did not slacken speed, he leaped to his feet.THREE IN ONE (2002)
I can't see even Martti letting his grip slacken on a bottle that had something in it.DEATH IN PURPLE PROSE (2002)
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British English: slacken VERB
If something slackens or if you slacken it, it becomes slower, less active, or less intense.
Inflationary pressures continued to slacken last month.
Translation of slacken from the Collins English to Portuguese Dictionary