Meaning of “flagship” in the English Dictionary

"flagship" in English

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

"flagship" in American English

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us /ˈflæɡˌʃɪp/

flagship noun (SHIP)

[ C ] the ship among a group of ships on which the most important officer sails

flagship noun (BEST ONE)

[ C usually sing ] the best or most important thing among a group:

The retail chain has its flagship in New York and branches in 19 states.

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"flagship" in Business English

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flagshipnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈflæɡʃɪp/ us

the best or most important product, idea, building, etc. that an organization produces 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 commercial banking flagship of the TSSA Financial Holdings Ltd.
Tata Steel is the flagship company of the Tata Group.

(Definition of “flagship” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)