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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of reflag.

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Examples

  • The Reagan administration then "reflagged" 11 Kuwait tankers with U.S. colors and provided naval escort to protect them from Iran's attacks.

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  • The Reagan administration then "reflagged" 11 Kuwait tankers with U.S. colours and provided naval escort to protect them from Iran's attacks.

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  • Perhaps for Iran's convenience in keeping track of its dizzying global networks of ships and shells, all 19 IRISL-affiliated ships reflagged to Hong Kong now have names beginning with the letter "A."

    Tehran's Ghost Fleet

  • Before these ships were reflagged to Hong Kong, they had names, according to IHS Fairplay, such as Iran Sadr, Iran Mufateh and Iran Navab.

    Tehran's Ghost Fleet

  • Currently, all 19 of these IRISL-affiliated ships reflagged to Hong Kong have names starting with the letter "A."

    Iran's Hong Kong Shipping Shell Game

  • Before these ships were reflagged to Hong Kong, they had names, according to IHS Fairplay, such as Iran Mufateh and Iran Navab.

    Iran's Hong Kong Shipping Shell Game

  • It was formerly on the Turkish register and reflagged in 2010.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » What’s Going on With Turkey

  • In Washington, the U.S. Treasury has staff working overtime trying to chase down the constantly morphing networks of Iranian front companies, reflagged ships and other Iranian maneuvers to dodge both U.S. and U.N. sanctions.

    Iran's Mini-Empire At The U.N.

  • An Iranian shipping company set up five front companies, reflagged ships and renamed 71 of them.

    U.S. rolls out new sanctions against Iran in effort to plug leaks

  • Towards the end of the 20th century, pirates in the Strait of Malacca, which links the Indian and Pacific Oceans, not only captured ships, but crews that resisted were often murdered and their ships renamed and reflagged.

    Convoys Are an Answer to Piracy

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