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adjective as in detached

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Earlier this year, Apple also loosened restrictions on some cloud-gaming apps and email services, charging a fee to fewer developers.

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For months, Desmond has been making the case on his podcast and from his seat on the Board of Supervisors that public health officials should loosen their restrictions.

This power to lift or loosen obligations can certainly be used for good.

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Record numbers of people are voting early or requesting absentee ballots in Virginia as the coronavirus pandemic and newly loosened election laws reshape voting habits here during this year’s presidential election.

Cases now attach via magnet, which allows them to loosen their death grip on the edges of your device.

In 2013, the state legislature passed a sweeping charter school bill pushed by Mitchell that loosened oversight and regulation.

But recently, the MPAA has loosened the stick in its collective ass and allowed women to go there whilst maintaining an R rating.

In 2017, those reins will be loosened, and Hongkongers will be able to vote for their Chief Executive.

Under Morsi, the border loosened up and Hamas, clearly, had an ally.

“Soon enough, he loosened his Pierre Cardin belt,” she writes.

Edna, left alone in the little side room, loosened her clothes, removing the greater part of them.

Frank loosened his sword from its fastenings and took a revolver in his left hand, in which he also held the reins.

"Yes—no," she answered, nestling so close to him that the rose in her dress was loosened and fell to the ground.

In a trice he speeded up the Comet and leaped forward toward the caon, sand and loosened pebbles dropping all around him.

As soon as the ground is cool enough it may be loosened up and pulverized.


On this page you'll find 190 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to loosened, such as: isolated, removed, severed, disjoined, divided, and emancipated.

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