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[mass noun] (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’
- ‘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.’
- ‘I believe we have got to the heart of canteen culture.’
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