Definition of government health warning noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    government health warning

    BrE BrE//ˌɡʌvənmənt ˈhelθ wɔːnɪŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌɡʌvərnmənt ˈhelθ wɔːrnɪŋ//
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  1. 1(in Britain) a notice that must by law appear on a product, especially a pack of cigarettes, that warns people that it is dangerous to their health See related entries: Addiction
  2. 2(also health warning) (British English) a warning that something should be treated carefully because it may cause problems These figures should come with a government health warning.