Translation of "nanny state" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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nanny statenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌnæn.i ˈsteɪt/ us /ˌnæn.i ˈsteɪt/ mainly UK disapproving

a government that tries to give too much advice or make too many laws about how people should live their lives, especially about eating, smoking, or drinking alcohol

The government was accused of trying to create a nanny state when it announced new guidelines on healthy eating. 政府發布了新的健康飲食指導,卻被指為嘗試建立保姆式政府。

(Translation of “nanny state” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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