Definition of white flag in English:

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white flag

Pronunciation: /ˈˌ(h)wīt ˈflaɡ/


A white flag or cloth used as a symbol of surrender, truce, or a desire to parley.
Example sentences
  • Morale is low in the army and many soldiers are preparing white flags of surrender.
  • Then the commander of the sasquatches took out the white flag and surrendered.
  • After several passes the spotter called and told us to look down there - the Germans were coming out of the woods with white flags and surrendering.

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Syllabification: white flag

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