This database contains a collection of Mandarin terms which have cultural, historical or sentimental value unique to Singapore. These terms may be used by Singaporeans in the past or at present. Some of the terms are read in print while others are used in our everyday conversations.
Legal / Politics
A political leader who is senior in rank to Parliamentary Secretaries but junior in rank to Ministers in the Cabinet of Singapore.
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zuì jiǔ jià chē
guān wěi yì yuán
sī fǎ wěi yuán