government health warning

government health warning

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  • government health warning — n BrE a notice that must be put on products such as cigarettes, to warn people that they are dangerous to their health …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • government health warning — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms government health warning : singular government health warning plural government health warnings 1) a message that must appear on advertisements for cigarettes and packets of cigarettes in Britain, that warns… …   English dictionary

  • government health warning — n (in Britain) a warning that must by law appear on all tobacco products and advertisements for them, to show that they are considered harmful to health. They may also appear on other products such as mobile phones. * * * …   Universalium

  • government health warning — noun (C) BrE a notice that, by law, must be put on some products, for example cigarettes, to warn people that they are dangerous to their health governor also Governor noun (C) 1 a) the person in charge of governing a state in the US b) the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • health warning — ˈhealth ˌwarning noun [countable] 1. a warning that certain products must display by law, telling customers that the product is bad for their health: • Cigarettes carry a government health warning. 2. FINANCE in Britain, a warning that… …   Financial and business terms

  • warning — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ dire, grim, ominous, stark (esp. BrE), stern, strong ▪ There were dire warnings about the dangers of watching too much TV. ▪ repeated …   Collocations dictionary

  • warning — warn|ing1 W2S3 [ˈwo:nıŋ US ˈwo:rn ] n 1.) [U and C] something, especially a statement, that tells you that something bad, dangerous, or annoying might happen so that you can be ready or avoid it warning of ▪ a warning of floods warning about ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • warning — noun 1 (C, U) something, especially a statement, that tells you that something bad, annoying, or dangerous might happen: the government health warning on packs of cigarettes | warning against: The police issued a warning against speeding. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • health — W1S1 [helθ] n [U] [: Old English; Origin: hAlth, from hal; WHOLE1] 1.) the general condition of your body and how healthy you are ▪ I m worried about my husband s health. ▪ Smoking can seriously damage your health . ▪ things that can be done to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Health care in Canada — Under Lester Pearson s government, Canada s health care was expanded through the Medical Care Act, or Medicare to provide near universal coverage to all Canadians according to their need for such services and irrespective of their ability to pay …   Wikipedia

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