Singaporean Mandarin Database

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.

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uniformed groups

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教育

Education

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教育

Education

释义

名词

指新加坡各大中小学课程辅助活动中的纪律团体。

DEFINITION

Noun

Co-curricular activity groups in primary and secondary schools in Singapore that inculcate a sense of discipline in students.

由来

  • 在学校成立的制服团体,主要目的是培养青少年的适应力、责任感和同情心,希望他们日后能为社会尽一份力。
  • 在新加坡,主要有九个制服团体,包括男少年旅(Boys’ Brigade)、女少年旅(Girls’ Brigade)、女童军(Girl Guides)、全国学生军团(National Cadet Corps, NCC)、全国学生民防团(National Civil Defence Cadet Corps, NCDCC)、全国学生警察团(National Police Cadet Corps, NPCC)、红十字青年协会(Red Cross Youth)、圣约翰救伤队(St. John Brigade)和新加坡童军总会(Singapore Scout Association)。

ETYMOLOGY

  • Uniformed groups are formed in schools to cultivate adaptability, compassion and a sense of responsibility in youths, with the hope that they can contribute to society in future.
  • There are mainly nine uniform groups in Singapore, namely the Boys' Brigade, Girls' Brigade, Girl Guides, National Cadet Corps (NCC), National Civil Defence Cadet Corps (NCDCC), National Police Cadet Corps (NPCC), Red Cross Youth, St. John Brigade and Singapore Scout Association.

例句

两年一度的全国学生露营大会(National Camp)举办至今已是第15届。今年参与的学生人数达460人,他们来自全国120所中学的学生军、女童军、学生警察队、男女少年旅、学生民防团等九个制服团体。(《联合早报》 ,25/8/2018)

SAMPLE SENTENCE

This was the 15th edition of the biennial National Camp.  460 students from 120 secondary schools participated in the camp this year, which consist of students from nine uniformed groups such as National Cadet Corps (NCC), Girl Guides, National Police Cadet Corps (NPCC), Boys' and Girls' Brigade and National Civil Defence Cadet Corps (NCDCC). (Lianhe Zaobao, 25/8/2018)

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