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hands-off

(hăndz′ôf′, -ŏf′)
adj.
Characterized by nonintervention: a hands-off foreign policy.
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hands-off

adj
1. (of a machine, device, etc) without need of manual operation
2. denoting a policy, etc, of deliberate noninvolvement: a hands-off strategy towards industry.
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hands′-off′



adj.
characterized by nonintervention or noninterference.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hands-off - not involving participation or intervention; "a hands-off foreign policy"
passive, inactive - lacking in energy or will; "Much benevolence of the passive order may be traced to a disinclination to inflict pain upon oneself"- George Meredith
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Translations

hands-off

[hændzˈɒf] ADJ [policy, approach] → de no intervención
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hands-off

adj approach etcpassiv; a hands-off managerein Geschäftsführer, der die Zügel gern locker lässt; they have a hands-off policy/attitudesie lassen die Zügel gern locker
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