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sign flag

[′sīn ‚flag]
(computer science)
A bit in a status byte in a computer's central processing unit that indicates whether the result of an arithmetic operation is positive or negative.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Just hours after the false negative flags had been dispatched, the account was supposedly taken offline.
"In 95% cases, the process is outsourced to agencies, and people working there are themselves not aware that such settlements lead to negative flags in credit reports," says Ramamurthy.