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From lax +‎ -en.

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laxen (third-person singular simple present laxens, present participle laxening, simple past and past participle laxened)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To make or become lax
    • 1967, The Lutheran Witness, volume 86-87, page 106:
      Listing three phenomena of our day which marked past revolutions — increased crime rate, laxening sexual morals, loosened family ties — Dr. Possony remarked: "Things that would have raised the roof 20 years earlier are considered perfectly acceptable in a prerevolutionary period. [] "
    • 2007, Erika Mailman, Woman of Ill Fame, page 245:
      His face, as near as I could see in the bruises and steady streams of blood, grimaced and laxened.

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laxen

  1. Second-person plural (ustedes) imperative form of laxar.
  2. Second-person plural (ustedes) present subjunctive form of laxar.
  3. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present subjunctive form of laxar.

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laxen

  1. definite singular of lax

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