Definition of flagship
1 : the ship that carries the commander of a fleet or subdivision of a fleet and flies the commander's flag
2 : the finest, largest, or most important one of a series, network, or chain the company's flagship store
Examples of flagship in a Sentence
the flagship of the Atlantic fleet
Recent Examples of flagship from the Web
Its flagship site was blocked in 2009 after ethnic unrest in western China; Instagram followed in 2014 during protests that fall in Hong Kong.
Rachel Aretakis/Courier-Journal/USA TODAY Network There’s a lot to like about LouVino, including an expansion to Douglass Hills almost one year ago that added a sister location to its flagship spot in the Highlands.
Now’s flagship show, Insecure, makes a bid for black viewers who fall into that demographic.
Charlottesville, a city of close to 50,000 and home to the prestigious public flagship campus of the University of Virginia, had become increasingly tense as the rally approached.
For its flagship drug Adcetris, by contrast, that figure is $306 million.
The company has occupied its existing Chicago flagship, a converted four-story building at 679 N. Michigan, since 2003.
Riscky’s original flagship opens 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily except Sundays.
Verve Coffee Roasters While the Santa Cruz native has several L.A. locations, none measures up to the Spring Street flagship.
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First Known Use of flagship
FLAGSHIP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of flagship for English Language Learners
: the ship that carries the commander of a group of ships
: the best, largest, or most important one of a group of things (such as products, stores, etc.)
FLAGSHIP Defined for Kids
Definition of flagship for Students
: the ship carrying the commander of a group of ships and flying a flag that tells the commander's rank
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