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English definition of “head office”

head office

noun
 
 
(abbreviation HO, also main office) WORKPLACE
[C] the main office of an organization or company: The group's head office is relocating to Manchester.head office jobs/costs/cuts They plan to cut 750 head office jobs.
[U] mainly UK the management team who work at a head office: The budget needs to be referred to head office for final approval.
(Definition of head office from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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