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for•eign-flag



Pronunciation: (fôr'in flag", for'-), [key]
adj.
1. (of a vessel or aircraft) having a registry under a nationality other than one's own: rivalry between U.S.-flag freighters and foreign-flag ships.
2. (esp. of a ship) owned by a national of one country and registered under the maritime laws of another country: Some foreign-flag vessels are actually owned by American shipping companies.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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