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Meaning of “flagship” in the English Dictionary

"flagship" in British English

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(Definition of flagship from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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 us   /ˈflæɡˌʃɪp/
  • flagship noun (SHIP)

[C] the ​ship among a ​group of ​ships on which the most ​importantofficersails
  • flagship noun (BEST ONE)

[C usually sing] the ​best or most ​important thing among a ​group: The ​retailchain has ​its flagship in New York and ​branches in 19 ​states.
(Definition of flagship from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"flagship" in Business English

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flagshipnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈflæɡʃɪp/
the best or most important ​product, ​idea, ​building, etc. that an ​organizationproduces or ​owns: This ​machine is the flagship in our new ​range of ​computers. The company's flagship ​store is in New York.
a ​company that is one of the most important in a particular ​area or ​industry: The ​bank is the ​retail and ​commercialbanking flagship of the TSSA Financial ​HoldingsLtd. Tata Steel is the flagship ​company of the Tata Group.
(Definition of flagship from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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