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  1. lenient

    • IPA[ˈliːnɪənt]

    英式

    • adj.
      (of a punishment or person in authority) more merciful or tolerant than expected;mild or soothing; emollient.
    • 釋義

    形容詞

    • 1. (of a punishment or person in authority) more merciful or tolerant than expected in the view of the Court the sentence was too lenient lenient magistrates
    • 2. archaic mild or soothing; emollient.
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    • IPA[ˈlēnēənt]

    美式

    • adj.
      (of punishment or a person in authority) permissive, merciful, or tolerant: judges were far too lenient with petty criminals

    Oxford American Dictionary