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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A yellow-colored card shown by a referee to a player, especially in soccer, to indicate that the player has committed a flagrant foul. Being shown two yellow cards results in ejection from the game.

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  • noun sports a yellow-coloured card, shown to a player, (especially in association football), as a caution that he has committed a flagrant foul; a further such foul would result in a red card.

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    October 25, 2007