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indecentadjective

 us   /ɪnˈdi·sənt/
morallyoffensive, esp. in a ​sexual way: Indecent ​language is not ​allowed on the ​radio between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m.
indecency
noun [C/U]  us   /ɪnˈdi·sən·si/
[U] The ​networkreceived the ​harshestfineeverimposed for indecency on TV.
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indecentadjective

uk   us   /ɪnˈdiː.sənt/

indecent adjective (IMMORAL)

morallyoffensive, ​especially in a ​sexual way: an indecent ​act/​photograph She ​accused him of making indecent ​suggestions to her.

indecent adjective (NOT SUITABLE)

not ​suitable or ​correct for a ​situation: The ​governorleft his ​residence with ​almost indecent hastefollowing his ​resignation.
indecently
adverb uk   us   /-li/
(Definition of indecent from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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