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verb [intransitive/transitive] slacken pronunciation in American English /ˈslækən/
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present tense
present participleslackening
past tenseslackened
past participleslackened

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    slacken off

    to become slower or less active, or to make something become slower or less active
    Interest in the project shows no sign of slackening.
    He slackened his pace.
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    to become looser, or to make something looser
    Ken slackened his tie, ready now to relax.
    His hold slackened, and she pulled free.
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