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There is still a great deal of slack in the budget.
There's just no slack in the system to cope with any more patients.
There's too much slack in the rope.
Cut him a little slack – his father just died.
Why should their colleagues have to pick up the slack?
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American English version of definition of slack
a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents
a large cake decorated or filled with sweet foods such as fruit, cream, and chocolate
to gossip or share personal information with someone …
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Definition of slack from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.