Definition of “branches” - English Dictionary

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“branches” in British English

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branchesnoun [ plural ]

uk /ˈbrɑːntʃ.ɪz/ us /ˈbræn.tʃɪz/ specialized

a group of nerves that work together for a specific purpose, for example, the facial nerve branches that control the muscles used to make different expressions with the face

(Definition of “branches” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)