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caretaker government

noun [C] uk   us   UK
a government that has power for a short period of time until a new one is chosen
Translations of “caretaker government”
in Chinese (Traditional) 看守政府, 臨時政府…
in Chinese (Simplified) 看守政府, 临时政府…
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