There are 2 translations of flag in Spanish:

flag1

Pronunciation: /flæg/

n

  • 1 1.1 (of nation, movement, organization) bandera (f), pabellón (m) [formal]; (pennant) banderín (m) to salute o honor the flag (in (US) ) saludar (a) la bandera to sail under the Panamanian flag navegar* con bandera panameña or [formal] con pabellón panameño to go down with all flags flying caer* con las botas puestas, luchar valientemente hasta el final to keep the flag flying (maintain traditions) mantener* las tradiciones de la patria there's one team left to keep the flag flying queda un equipo defendiendo los colores nacionales to put the flags out celebrar algo por todo lo alto to show o fly the flag hacer* patria, dejar bien puesta la bandera I'll go along to show the flag [colloquial/familiar] iré para hacer acto de presencia
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    • Following a death, white banners, flags, and other decorations are put up according to the status of the deceased.
    • Scotland's parliament may be a year behind schedule and massively overspent, but that will not get in the way of creating a new flag for the troubled institution.
    • The flag flew from every public building, from every municipal flagpole, and from every structure of consequence in the land.
    1.2 (as marker, signal) bandera (f) to fly o wave the white flag enarbolar la bandera blanca
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    • When the home keeper gathered the ball on the edge of his area the assistant referee vigorously waved his flag, signalling that his hands were outside.
    • He is released on the right and Saudi fans start to get excited but the linesman quickly raises his flag to signal off-side.
    • In the ensuing confusion, he managed to win the race following a wrong flag signal by a panicked marshal.
  • 3 [Comput] indicador (m), bandera (f)
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    • Thereby, the flag is recorded on the effective data area.
    • During event registration, specific flags indicate whether a handler is to be executed inside a process.
    • Don't ever delete a record - mark them for deletion with a flag, and then archive them periodically.
  • 4 (AmE) 4.1 (in taxi) bandera (f) 4.2 (on mailbox)banderita metálica que indica que hay correo para recoger
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    • She had taken a world map, stuck in flags where she had already been, and pinned in all the places she wanted to go.
    • My stats package thoughtfully puts a national flag next to each country domain as it pops up on the server so it was easy to spot one I did not recognize.
  • 5 (masthead) [Journ] cabecera (f), nombre (m)
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    • Admiral Jellicoe flew his flag in the battleship HMS Iron Duke at the Battle of Jutland in 1916.
    • With Admiral Togo flying his flag in the British-built battleship Mikasa, a strong naval force moved into position.
    • The early ensigns were striped flags, some in the green and white of the Tudor Royal Livery colours, some red and white, some in other livery colours.
  • 6 [Bot] lirio (m)
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    • This area of yellowed chlorotic tissue marks the juncture of the stems and the flag leaves at the time of the freeze.
    • Water vapour and carbon dioxide exchange were measured weekly on attached flag leaves from flowering until full senescence, from eight different plants of each line.
  • 7flag(stone) (on pavement) losa (f), piedra (f)
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    • Stone flags are £32 per square yard and slates go for £2 each.
    • There were stone flags, bare boards and no central heating.
    • York stone flags, laid in random sizes, were chosen for the paving to give a sense of quality and scale.

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adj
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There are 2 translations of flag in Spanish:

flag2

vi (-gg-)

  • 1.1 [person/animal] desfallecer*, flaquear 1.2 [interest/conversation/spirits] decaer*; [attendance] disminuir*, bajar their strength flagged les fallaron or les flaquearon las fuerzas the movement has begun to flag el movimiento ha empezado a perder vigor or fuerza 1.3
    (flagging pres p)
    [enthusiasm/interest/confidence] cada vez menor he tried to revive their flagging spirits intentó levantarles el ánimo, intentó reanimarlos

vt (-gg-)

  • 1 1.1 (mark with flags) marcar* or señalar con banderas 1.2 (mark for special attention) marcar*
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    • The problems of this sector have been flagged up for some time.
    • That ‘something’ may have been flagged up by the controversy and, no matter who was in the wrong there, I think it pointed ominously to a new battleground behind the scenes.
    • The Central Bank of Russia auditors, reviewing the deals, believed they were highly suspicious and should have been flagged up to authorities.
    1.3 [Comput] señalar (con un indicador o una bandera)
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    • The only thing it lets me do with a button is spell check, and the only word it's ever flagged for me as misspelled was not misspelled.
    • The program flags possible tax deductions and includes a flexible spending calculator.
    • A match was found and the program flagged the info and forwarded it to the Early Warning sub-system.
  • 2 (stop) flag down
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    • A man was arrested after a bus driver was flagged down at a bus stop on a York estate and threatened with a knife.
    • Why would any rational cement mixer driver stop for someone flagging them down?
    • It stops when you flag it down, but the driver demurs with the same explanation, and kindly informs you that a bus back to town will be along in an hour.
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    • After her singing career flagged during the 1990s she reinvented herself as a pop diva, scoring 37 hit singles in the UK.
    • The party, so recently flagging, was beginning to take flight now.
    • Although my head was definitely up for some serious retail therapy, my heart was elsewhere and I found my enthusiasm flagging after two or three shops.

Phrasal verbs

flag down

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[car/motorist] parar (haciendo señas)

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Word of the day prestado
adj
el vestido no es mío, es prestado = it's not my dress, I borrowed it …
Cultural fact of the day

Churro is a typical Spanish food, consisting of a long thin cylinder of dough, deep-fried in olive oil and often dusted with sugar. Churros are usually eaten with a thick hot drinking chocolate, especially for breakfast.