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flag carrier

flag car·ri·er
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [flag kar-ee-er]
    • /flæg ˈkær i ər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [flag kar-ee-er]
    • /flæg ˈkær i ər/

Definitions of flag carrier words

  • noun flag carrier an airline that is locally registered in a particular country 0
  • noun flag carrier A person carrying a standard or flag, usually at sporting events and parades, previously on the battlefield. 0
  • noun flag carrier (business) A transportation company, such as a shipping or airline company, that is registered in a given state. 0
  • noun flag carrier (politics) A strong supporter of a cause, or perhaps the strongest and most visible supporter of said cause. 0
  • noun flag carrier A national airline (typically having the flag, or other national insignia, on the tail). 0
  • noun flag carrier (military, nautical) An aircraft carrier serving as a flagship. 0

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Parts of speech for Flag carrier

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flag carrier popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 7% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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