Meaning of “outpost” in the English Dictionary

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"outpost" in American English

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outpostnoun [ C ]

us /ˈɑʊtˌpoʊst/

a small town or group of buildings in a place that is far away, usually established as a center for military or trade operations

(Definition of “outpost” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"outpost" in Business English

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outpostnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈaʊtpəʊst/ us

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.

(Definition of “outpost” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)