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noun [countable] flag pronunciation in British English /flæɡ/
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  1. 1
    a piece of cloth decorated with the pattern and colours that represent a country or organization. A flag is often hung from a pole called a flagpole
    The British flag is called the Union Jack.
    There was a march with flags flying and drums beating.
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  2. 2
    a piece of coloured cloth that is used for giving a signal
    A green flag indicates the start of the race.
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