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red flag

a symbol of socialism, communism, or revolution

red flag

symbol of peril. [Folklore: Jobes, 413]
See: Danger
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Take note of the red flag, but remember that they could just be having a bad day.
However, the red flag at Clear Water Bay First Beach is still hoisted due to big waves.
The RED FLAG mission must include the essential deconfliction of assets in either space, time or both.
At the Red Flag operations center, mission planners and intelligence operations personnel from each nation worked side by side--communicating and discovering ways to improve upon their joint efforts.
Fraud Prevention and Detection: Warning Signs and the Red Flag System
General Al-Ruwaili concluded his tour by visiting the building of Command of the red flag and the offices of the Royal Saudi Air Force group participating in the exercise and toured the facilities of the Group's Command.
The red flag regulations will apply to investment advisory firms deemed to have custody of client funds or securities for the purposes of ADV Part 1, Item 9 and ADV Part 2A, Item 15, and who are correspondingly subject to annual surprise CPA examinations.
The Red Flag operations were sold to Traynor after third parties participating in a disposal process said that they could not yet view the particular business as a standalone acquisition opportunity.
The divested company operates the Red Flag Alert credit risk database that enables subscribers to target, assess and monitor the performance of customers, suppliers and competitors.
George added that the Red Flag Program Clarification Act of 2010, signed into law at the end of the year, limits the applicability of the "Red Flags" Rules to a creditor, as defined in the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), that regularly, and in the ordinary course of business:
The Red Flag Alert has been used as an internal resource for the past five years by Begbies which specialises in insolvencies and includes a Liverpool office in Old Hall Street.
The Red Flag Rule was enacted by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in November of 2007 as an amendment to the Fair Credit Reporting Act to combat the rise of both traditional and medical identity theft.