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
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.
Verve Coffee Roasters While the Santa Cruz native has several L.A. locations, none measures up to the Spring Street flagship.
The two dresses are available for preorder now on the site, while the tops and skirts will be exclusive to the Fifth Avenue flagship store.
The DUP, like every other Northern Irish party, was not invited to take part in the flagship pre-election debate on the BBC, even though three other parties with fewer seats in parliament were included.
Piersall remained behind to do pregame and postgame programs for SportsVision and a postgame call-in show for White Sox flagship station, WMAQ-AM.
Healthcare is a top issue for many voters, and that's no surprise -- the UK's flagship public health system, the National Health Service (NHS), has been facing serious financial problems for years.
The Mummy Teams Up with Saks Fifth Avenue On Window Display [Pret-a-Reporter Inbox] Manhattan's flagship Saks Fifth Avenue location will get the VIP treatment in honor of the latest Universal flick, The Mummy, starring Tom Cruise.
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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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