Definition of white flag noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


white flag

BrE BrE//ˌwaɪt ˈflæɡ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌwaɪt ˈflæɡ//
[usually singular] Peacekeeping
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a sign that you accept defeat and wish to stop fighting to raise/show/wave the white flag See related entries: Peacekeeping
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: white flag