flagship

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noun flag·ship \ˈflag-ˌship\

Definition of flagship

  1. 1 :  the ship that carries the commander of a fleet or subdivision of a fleet and flies the commander's flag

  2. 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

  1. the flagship of the Atlantic fleet

1672

First Known Use of flagship

1672


FLAGSHIP Defined for English Language Learners

flagship

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noun flag·ship \ˈflag-ˌship\

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

flagship

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noun flag·ship \ˈflag-ˌship\

Definition of flagship for Students

  1. :  the ship carrying the commander of a group of ships and flying a flag that tells the commander's rank



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