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outpost

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈaʊtpəʊst/
COMMERCE, WORKPLACE an office or store that belongs to a large company but is a long way from that company's headquarters (= main office): He was appointed to head the company's first outpost in sub-Saharan Africa.
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