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little red dot

little red dot n. the country of Singapore. Editorial Note: This term is now proudly taken by Singaporeans as evidence that Singapore’s importance is far greater than warranted by its size. Etymological Note: From comments made by former Indonesian President Bacharuddin Jusuf (B.J.) Habibie, shown in the first citation. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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  • red dot = kwan yew
    kwan yew = the man who recovered singaporean dignity among other nations in south east asia and also the man who have an ability to build a good relationship with all of neighboring countries.

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