Word of the Day
Apps by Dictionary
A lot vs. Alot: 9 Grammatical Pitfalls
/ˈfɔr ɪnˌflæg, ˈfɒr-/
(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.
(especially 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.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for
We are requesting comment on whether to apply them to engines on
vessels as well.
Discover our greatest slideshows
9 Words to Help You Navigate the...
7 Chinese Loanwords to Expand Your...
Poodle, Basset & Beagle: 10 Dog...
A Look at 8 Expressions with Heart
Browse more topics on our blog
What Is the Difference Between Discreet and Discrete?
Learn the correct uses of these two commonly confused homophones.
What Character Was Removed from the Alphabet?
What mistaken pronunciation gave this character its name?
This small mark has two primary uses: to signify possession or omitted letters.
How Do I Get a Word into the Dictionary?
People invent new words all the time, but which ones actually make it?
Word of the Day
Difficulty index for
Few English speakers likely know this word
Word Value for
Words With Friends
The trouble with foreign languages is, you have to think before your speak.
For my name and memory I leave to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations and the next...
For my name and memory I leave it to men's charitable speeches, and to foreign nations, and the next...
Nearby words for foreign-flag
foreign body granuloma
foreign exchange office
foreign exchange subscriber
foreign relations committee
foreknowledge of god