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noun [countable] informal     love-in pronunciation in British English
/ˈlʌv ˌɪn/
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  1. 1
    a public gathering where people get together to play and listen to music, express love for one another, and often take drugs. Love-ins were popular in the alternative community in the 1960s and 70s.
  2. 2
    humorous an occasion when people gather to express admiration and appreciation for one another, often to show that they agree about something

    Hayes orchestrated the great love-in between all these parties.

    This meaning is based on one submitted to the Open Dictionary by: Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 02/09/2015


a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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