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pronunciation:
flaeg
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a piece of cloth, usu. rectangular or triangular, bearing any of various colors and designs and used for signaling or as the symbol or emblem of a country, organization, or the like; banner; pennant.
the Chinese flag
 
similar words:
banner, ensign, standard
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: flagged, flagging, flags
definition 1: to mark or adorn with flags.
definition 2: to signal or alert, esp. to stop, using or as if using a flag (sometimes fol. by down).
She flagged down the police car.
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derivation: flagger (n.)
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