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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “nanny state”

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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。
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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)
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