Definition of 'permissive'
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Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Now that really was a permissive society.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The effects of those policies have been dramatically worsened by the onset of the politics of the permissive society.English Conservatism since the Restoration: An introduction and anthology (1990)
The contraceptive society encouraged the "permissive society " about which people began to worry at precisely this time.Paul VI - The First Modern Pope (1993)
What is the permissive age?The Sun (2015) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
This Warning Order also provides a contingency plan for multinational forces to carry out arrests should the environment become less permissive.Dusty Warriors: Modern Soldiers at War (2006)
It turns out, when we asked you what you think, that our permissive society is fast becoming the prohibitive society.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
In the end, though, the whole saga seems oddly lacking in sufficient drama to have brought down a government and ushered in the permissive age.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Definition of permissive from the Collins English Dictionary