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"branch out" in British English

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branch out

phrasal verb with branch uk   /brɑːntʃ/  us   /bræntʃ/ verb [I]
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"branch out" in American English

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branch out

phrasal verb with branch  us   /bræntʃ/ verb [I]
to do something that is ​related to what you have done in the past but that ​takes you in a new ​direction: The ​clothingmanufacturerrecently branched out into children’s ​wear.
(Definition of branch out from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"branch out" in Business English

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branch out

phrasal verb with branch uk   us   /brɑːnʃ/ verb
to ​start a ​businessactivity or a ​job that is different from your usual ​activity or ​job: As well as looking after their film ​productioncompany, the couple have branched out and ​launched their own furniture ​business.branch out into sth It was the first ad ​company to ​branch out into ​marketingservices in a ​big way.
(Definition of branch out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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