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flower power

[ flou-er pou-er ]
/ ˈflaʊ ər ˌpaʊ ər /
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noun

a slogan used by and associated with flower children of the 1960s and 1970s as representative of a movement for nonviolence, passive resistance, and universal love.

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Origin of flower power

An Americanism dating back to 1965–70
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flower power

noun

informal a youth cult of the late 1960s advocating peace and love, using the flower as a symbol; associated with drug-taking. Its adherents were known as flower children or flower people
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