reflag

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re·flag

 (rē-flăg′)
tr.v. re·flagged, re·flag·ging, re·flags
To give a new registered nationality to (a ship or aircraft).

reflag

(riːˈflæɡ)
vb (tr)
(Nautical Terms) to change the national flag of or change the registered nationality of (a ship, aircraft, etc), for example for military protection, or to avoid certain rules

re•flag

(riˈflæg)
v.t. -flagged, -flag•ging.
to register (a foreign ship) so that it flies the flag of the registering nation and thereby comes under the latter's protection.
[1980–85]
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P&O reflags four liners Four more P&O ships are to be reflagged so they sail under Britain's Red Ensign.