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canteen culture Line breaks: can|teen cul|ture

Definition of canteen culture in English:


[mass noun] informal
(In the UK) a set of conservative and discriminatory attitudes said to exist within the police force: clumsy questioning of suspects will not improve unless so-called police canteen culture is wiped out
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  • I believe we have got to the heart of canteen culture.
  • When policemen are responsible for the violence, I dare say it's canteen culture.
  • In recent years North Yorkshire police were condemned for establishing a canteen culture and county ambulance service chiefs were censured for bullying.
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