Meaning of “permissive society” in the English Dictionary

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"permissive society" in British English

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permissive societynoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /pəˌmɪs.ɪv səˈsaɪ.ə.ti/ us /pɚˌmɪs.ɪv səˈsaɪ.ə.t̬i/ mainly disapproving

(Definition of “permissive society” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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