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Lee Kuan Yew

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishLee Kuan YewLee Kuan Yew /ˌliː kwɑːn ˈjuː/  (1923–) a Singaporean politician who was prime minister from 1959 to 1990. Under Lee, Singapore became a country with a very successful economy and a strong welfare state. He encouraged traditional rules of behaviour through strict punishments.
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