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1. A warning signal.
2. Something that demands attention or provokes an irritated reaction.
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a symbol of socialism, communism, or revolution
2. a warning of danger or a signal to stop
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the Red Flag a socialist song, written by James Connell (1852–1929), Irish political activist, in 1889
1. a warning flag.
2. a danger signal.
3. something that provokes an angry or hostile reaction: The talk about raising taxes was a red flag to many voters.
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|Noun||1.||red flag - a flag that serves as a warning signal; "we didn't swim at the beach because the red flag was up"|
|2.||red flag - the emblem of socialist revolution|
|3.||red flag - something that irritates or demands immediate action; "doing that is like waving a red flag in front of a bull"|