red card

Soccer. a red card shown by the referee to a player being sent off the field for a flagrant violation.
Compare yellow card. Unabridged
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red card
1.  a card of a red colour displayed by a referee to indicate that a player has been sent off
2.  (tr) to send off (a player)

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Example sentences
Everyone is jockeying for a seat since it is general admission unless you have a red card that gets you closer to the stage.
The red card system administrator will be a standing member of the committee.
Any team that receives one red card will automatically lose two sportsmanship points.
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