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Wherever I see people doing something the way it's always been done, the way it's 'supposed' to be done, following the same old trends, well, that's just a big red flag to me to go look somewhere else.
Mark Cuban

Meaning of "red flag" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF RED FLAG

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RED FLAG

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Red flag is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES RED FLAG MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of red flag in the English dictionary

The definition of red flag in the dictionary is a symbol of socialism, communism, or revolution. Other definition of red flag is a warning of danger or a signal to stop.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RED FLAG

red duster
red dwarf
red earth
red elm
red emperor
Red Ensign
red eye
red fir
red fire
red fish
red fox
red giant
red grouse
Red Guard
Red Guards
red gum
red gurnard
red hat
red heat
red herring

WORDS THAT END LIKE RED FLAG

beflag
black flag
chequered flag
corner flag
cornflag
flag
fly the flag
national flag
oflag
quarantine flag
rainbow flag
reflag
show the flag
signal flag
strike the flag
sweet flag
the flag
Union flag
white flag
yellow flag

Synonyms and antonyms of red flag in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «red flag» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RED FLAG

Find out the translation of red flag to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of red flag from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «red flag» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

红旗
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

bandera roja
570 millions of speakers

English

red flag
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लाल झंडा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

العلم الاحمر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

красный флаг
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

bandeira vermelha
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

লাল পতাকা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

drapeau rouge
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

bendera merah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

rote Fahne
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

赤旗
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

붉은 깃발
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gendera abang
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lá cờ đỏ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சிவப்பு கொடி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लाल झेंडा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kırmızı bayrak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

bandiera rossa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

czerwona flaga
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

червоний прапор
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

steag rosu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κόκκινη σημαία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

rooi vlag
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

röd flagga
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

rødt flagg
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RED FLAG»

The term «red flag» is quite widely used and occupies the 38.037 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RED FLAG» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about red flag

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3 QUOTES WITH «RED FLAG»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word red flag.
1
Mark Cuban
Wherever I see people doing something the way it's always been done, the way it's 'supposed' to be done, following the same old trends, well, that's just a big red flag to me to go look somewhere else.
2
Milos Forman
I remember in 1968 when we were in Cannes, in the festival, and we were supposed to be there 10 days, and the second day the festival collapsed because the French, you know, film-makers raised the red flag in the festival and ended the festival.
3
Joe Perry
It seems ridiculous that you can be in one state with your driver's license and buy a firearm, and then in the next state it is totally illegal. There are real problems to that, but as soon as you bring up the subject and say 'gun control,' it sets a red flag.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RED FLAG»

Discover the use of red flag in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to red flag and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Was the Red Flag Flying There?: Marxist Politics and the ...
"--Timothy Mitchell, New York University This book is an attempt to reconceptualize the history of the Palestinian/Arab-Israeli conflict through the lens of the history of Marxist politics.
Joel Beinin, 1990
2
Under the Red Flag
The twelve stories in Under the Red Flag take place during China's Cultural Revolution.
Ha Jin, 1997
3
Red Flag: Air Combat for the 21st Century
With dynamic photos and detailed aircraft specs, the book also gives readers a close-up look at the modern and upgraded version of Red Flag--Joint Red Flag, an all-new exercise integrating live and virtual elements in a seamless campaign to ...
Tyson V. Rininger, 2006
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The Red Flag: A History of Communism
A history of communism from its origins in the aftermath of the French Revolution to the rise and fall of the Soviet Union examines the contributions of such figures as Marx, Lenin and Gorbachev while demonstrating communism's appeal to a ...
David Priestland, 2009
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Red Flag: Air Combat for the 1990s
Describes the simulated fighter combat training that takes place at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada, and explains how American pilots, taking the part of their foreign counterparts, provide realistic instruction.
Michael Skinner, George Hall, 1993
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Red Flag and Union Jack: Englishness, Patriotism, and the ...
Examines the relationship between the British left and national identity in socialism's formative years.
Paul Ward, 1998
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Daily Red Flag Jokes
Humorous readings for each day of 2011.
Colorado Banner, 2011
8
Red Flag Up: 7 Signs of Domestic Violence
Includes listing of North Carolina domestic violence and sexual assault state-funded programs and contact phone numbers for South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Florida, Colorado, California, Massachusetts, and national organizations.
Debora Hamilton, 2007
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The Vatican and the Red Flag: The Struggle for the Soul of ...
This work tells the story of the Catholic Church's confrontation with communism, from the French Revolution onwards, but with particular emphasis on the post-War period.
Jonathan Luxmoore, Jolanta Babiuch, 2000
10
The Red Flag
In this story Uzo goes to the beach with his mother, but ignores the red-flag warning of rough seas.
Cyprian Ekwensi, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RED FLAG»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term red flag is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Raising a Red Flag on the Confederate Banner Debate
Citizens took out anti-flag rallies over the past week, to protest the visible use and presence of the offending red flag on public and government offices in the ... «Financialbuzz.com, Jun 15»
2
Sebastian Vettel tops rain-hit FP3 as Alonso causes red flag
The German lapped the Red Bull Ring in a best time of one minute 09.994 seconds on a dry track and soft tyres before the rain began to fall halfway through the ... «Eurosport.co.uk, Jun 15»
3
Red flag warning issued for rapid fire spread conditions Wednesday
The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a red flag warning for rapid fire spread from noon to 6 p.m. today. A fire weather watch issued yesterday is no ... «RiverheadLOCAL, May 15»
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Russian super-tank 'stalls' on rehearsal parade in Moscow
One of T-14 Armata tanks suddenly stopped on Red Square, and the driver raised a red flag - apparently to signal that he had problems. A tow vehicle was ... «BBC News, May 15»
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'Red flag' warning issued for Western Mass., Worcester areas; high …
A National Weather Service map showing areas in Western and Central Massachusetts that are under a Red Flag warning. (National Weather Service). «MassLive.com, May 15»
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National Weather Service issues red flag warning for forest fires for …
HARTFORD – Despite the beautiful weather, the National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag warning for all of Connecticut from noon until 8 p.m. on ... «FOX CT, Apr 15»
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Red flag warning issued for parts of Maine
PORTLAND, Maine —Although snow is still on the ground in some places, the National Weather Service issued a red flag fire warning Wednesday, saying the ... «WMTW Portland, Apr 15»
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Red flag warning for extreme fire conditions
A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and ... «KCCI Des Moines, Apr 15»
9
What does a Red Flag Alert or Burn Ban mean?
This weekend's weather will be cooler and dry with a lot of wind, which has forced the South Carolina Forestry Commission to issue a statewide Red Flag Alert. «WPDE, Feb 15»
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Strong Winds, Low Humidity Mean Red Flag Warning
A Red Flag Warning is in effect for San Diego County's mountains and inland valleys through Wednesday evening, prompting parks and campgrounds to ban ... «NBC 7 San Diego, Nov 14»

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