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branch out

verb [I] uk phrasal verb with branch   /brɑːntʃ/ us    /bræntʃ/
to start to do something different from what you usually do, especially in your job: This designer has recently branched out into children's wear. After a couple of years working for other people, she branched out on her own (= started her own business).
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