Wolfenden Report

/ (ˈwʊlfəndən) /

noun

a study produced in 1957 by the Committee on Homosexual Offences and Prostitution in Britain, which recommended that homosexual relations between consenting adults be legalized

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Word Origin for Wolfenden Report

C20: named after Baron John Frederick Wolfenden (1906–85), who chaired the Committee

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