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yellow card

noun
1.
Soccer. a yellow card shown by the referee to a player being cautioned for a violation.
Compare red card.
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  • It took a yellow card to do it because he now decided to express his anger.
  • Gather round all you soccer-challenged, and please, don't anybody ask what a yellow card is for.
British Dictionary definitions for yellow card

yellow card

noun
1.
a card of a yellow colour displayed by a referee to indicate that a player has been officially cautioned for some offence
verb
2.
(transitive) to caution (a player) officially for some offence
adjective
3.
serving as a warning; intended to warn: a yellow card system is in place
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