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ensignnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈen.sən/
a ​flag on a ​ship that ​shows which ​country the ​shipbelongs to
(Definition of ensign from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ensignnoun [C]

 us   /ˈen·sən/
  • ensign noun [C] (FLAG)

a ​flag on a ​shipshowing the ​country the ​shipbelongs to
  • ensign noun [C] (OFFICER)

a ​navalofficer of the ​lowestrank
(Definition of ensign from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “ensign”
in Chinese (Simplified) (船只上悬挂的表明国籍的)舰旗,商船旗…
in Chinese (Traditional) (船隻上懸掛的表明國籍的)艦旗,商船旗…
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