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ˈflægˌʃɪpflag·ship

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flagshipnoun

    the chief one of a related group

    "it is their flagship newspaper"

  2. flagshipnoun

    the ship that carries the commander of a fleet and flies his flag

Wiktionary

  1. flagshipnoun

    In a maritime fleet, the ship occupied by the fleet's commander (usually an admiral); it denotes this by flying his flag.

  2. flagshipnoun

    The most important one out of a related group.

    The retail company's store in London is their flagship.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Flagshipnoun

    the vessel which carries the commanding officer of a fleet or squadron and flies his distinctive flag or pennant

Freebase

  1. Flagship

    A flagship is a vessel used by the commanding officer of a group of naval ships, reflecting the custom of its commander, characteristically a flag officer, flying a distinguishing flag. Used more loosely, it is the lead ship in a fleet of vessels, typically the first, largest, fastest, most heavily armed, or best known. Over the years the term "flagship" has been borrowed in metaphoric form by industries such as broadcasting, automobiles, education, and retailing to refer to their highest profile or most expensive products and outlets.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flagship in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flagship in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of flagship in a Sentence

  1. Le Maire:

    If Air France does not make efforts to become more competitive, allowing this flagship to be at the same level at Lufthansa and other airline companies, Air France will disappear, we're minority shareholders ... those that think that whatever happens the state will come to Air France's rescue and soak up Air France's losses are mistaken.

  2. Alistair Wittet:

    Consumers are changing shopping habits. Instead of shopping in secondary locations they're shopping online but they're still valuing the super-prime flagship stores, that's the thinking behind the Inditex strategy - to close the secondary stores and enlarge and improve their flagship stores.

  3. Ben Wood:

    After years of phones getting progressively bigger, Apple is reversing the trend by offering a flagship product in a smaller package, i think it'll be a hugely popular move.

  4. Krispy Kreme:

    In the most iconic city in the world, the Krispy Kreme Times Square Flagship will showcase our brand on the global stage and inspire customer wonder.

  5. Navneet Kumar Singh:

    The prices of the flagship models have been a little aggressive in India.

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