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English definition of “branch”

branch

noun [C] (PART)    /brɑːntʃ/ US  /bræntʃ/
B2 a part of something larger : Immunology is a branch of biological science . One branch of their family (= one group of relatives ) emigrated to Brazil . In the US, the president is part of the executive branch of the government .Words meaning parts of things B1 one of the offices or groups that form part of a large business organization : I used to work in the local branch of a large bank . She's a branch manager . Take the forms into your local branch office .Office practices
(Definition of branch noun (PART) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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