Definition of leniently in English:


Pronunciation /ˈlēnēəntlē/ /ˈliniəntli/

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‘Technically he is out of the 2001 championship, but he is likely to be treated leniently by the Executive at tonight's meeting.’
  • ‘The speed limit is generally leniently enforced, and pilots are often allowed to travel faster to relieve possible congestion on runways.’
  • ‘He said: ‘I have dealt with you as leniently as I can but I must take into account the devastating effect this has had on others.’’
  • ‘The team principal felt the stewards could have dealt with the incident more leniently.’
  • ‘No one should be above these laws or treated leniently.’