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 senior executive officer in the Singapore government.
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zuì gāo fǎ yuàn
zhǔ bù guān