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English definition of “branch”

branch

noun [C] (TREE PART)   /bræntʃ/
one of the parts of a tree that grows out from the main trunk and has leaves, flowers, or fruit on it: After the storm, the ground was covered with twigs and branches. fig. This branch of the river (= lesser part that joins the main flow) eventually empties into the Atlantic Ocean.
(Definition of branch noun (TREE PART) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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