Definition of nanny state in English:

nanny state

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noun

chiefly British
The government regarded as overprotective or as interfering unduly with personal choice.
More example sentences
  • I am now awaiting the cries of "nanny state!"
  • The free country has become the " nanny state ".
  • I too am not in favour of the nanny state.

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