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English definition of “headquarters”

headquarters

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] uk   /ˌhedˈkwɔː.təz/ us    /ˈhedˌkwɔːr.t̬ɚz/ (plural headquarters) (abbreviation HQ)
B2 the main offices of an organization such as the army, the police, or a business company: The company's headquarters is/are in Amsterdam.
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