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English definition of “permissive society”

permissive society

noun [C usually singular]   UK mainly disapproving
the type of society that has existed in most of Europe, Australia, and North America since the 1960s, in which there is a great amount of freedom of behaviour, especially sexual freedomOpen-mindedJustice and fairnessSexual activity in generalPhysical and sexual assault and abduction
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