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noun
Soccer. a yellow card shown by the referee to a player being cautioned for a violation.
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yellow card
/ sport /

noun
a card of a yellow colour displayed by a referee to indicate that a player has been officially cautioned for some offence
verb yellow-card
(tr) to caution (a player) officially for some offence
adjective
serving as a warning; intended to warna yellow card system is in place
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