raise the white flag

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Definition of raise the white flag

: to admit defeat They raised the white flag soon after the election results came in.

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“Raise the white flag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/raise%20the%20white%20flag. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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