nanny state translate to Traditional Chinese Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

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

nanny state

noun [C]     disapproving
a government which 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 保姆式政府(指過分干涉國民生活的政府) 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。 Systems of government
Translations of “nanny state”
in Chinese (Simplified) 保姆式政府(指过分干涉国民生活的政府)…
(Definition of nanny state from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Luckily, no one was hurt. (Adverbs for starting sentences)
Luckily, no one was hurt. (Adverbs for starting sentences)
by ,
June 29, 2016
by Kate Woodford This week we’re looking at adverbs that we use to introduce sentences. We’ll begin with a set of adverbs that we use to show we are grateful for something that happened. Starting with a very common adverb, fortunately often introduces a sentence in which the speaker talks about a good thing that happened,

Read More 

Word of the Day

friend with benefits

a friend with whom you also have a sexual relationship

Word of the Day

creeping obesity noun
creeping obesity noun
June 27, 2016
obesity which results from incremental weight gain over a number of years More than just a holiday glow: Experts reveal taking a vacation can actually save your LIFE (but there is still a risk of ‘creeping obesity’)

Read More