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head officenoun [C usually singular, + sing/pl verb]

uk   us  
the most ​importantoffice of an ​organization or ​company, or the ​peopleworking there: Paul was ​transferred to ​ourheadoffice in Chicago. Head ​office have ​asked for a ​report.
(Definition of head office from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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head officenoun

uk   us   (abbreviation HO, also main office) WORKPLACE
[C] the ​mainoffice of an ​organization or ​company: The group's ​headoffice is ​relocating to Manchester.head office jobs/costs/cuts They ​plan to ​cut 750 ​headofficejobs.
[U] mainly UK the ​managementteam who ​work at a ​headoffice: The ​budgetneeds to be referred to ​headoffice for ​finalapproval.
(Definition of head office from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “head office”
in Chinese (Simplified) 总公司, 总部…
in Turkish ana merkez, merkez ofis…
in Russian главный офис компании…
in Chinese (Traditional) 總公司, 總部…
in Polish centrala…
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