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How to Pronounce slacken?

Correct pronunciation for the word "slacken" is [slˈakən], [slˈakən], [s_l_ˈa_k_ə_n].

Definition of slacken

  1. To become less tense; to be remiss; to lose cohesion; to abate; to become slower; to languish.
  2. Among miners, a spongy semi-vitrified substance, mixed with the ores of metals, to prevent their fusion.
  3. To lessen the tension of; to relax; to mitigate; to cause to become slower; to abate; to withhold; to deprive of cohesion; to repress.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the present tense of Slacken?

  • The personal forms of the verb "slacken" in present tense are:

  • - I slacken

  • - You slacken

  • - He/she/it slackens

  • - We slacken

  • - You slacken

  • - They slacken
  • What is the past tense of Slacken?

  • The personal forms of the verb "slacken" in the past tense are:

  • - I slackened

  • - You slackened

  • - He/she/it slackened

  • - We slackened

  • - You slackened

  • - They slackened
  • What is the adverb for slacken?

    The adverb form of the word "slacken" is "slackly".

    What is the adjective for slacken?

    The adjective form of the word "slacken" is "slackened".

    Usage over time for slacken:

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