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English definition of “flag”

flag

verb (MARK)    /flæɡ/ (-gg-)
[T] to put a mark on something so it can be found easily among other similar things: Flag any files that might be useful later.Identifying [T] specialized computing to mark computer information with one of two possible values so that you can deal with it later: We'll flag the records of interest in the database and then we can give you a print-out.Operating computers
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