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English definition of “flag”

flag

noun [C] (SYMBOL)    /flæɡ/
B1 a piece of cloth, usually rectangular and fixed to a pole at one edge, that has a pattern that shows it represents a country or a group, or has a particular meaning: Flags of all the participating countries are flying outside the stadium. Flags were flapping/fluttering in the breeze. The guard waved his flag and the train pulled away from the station.Flags
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