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A division or office of a large business or organization, operating locally or having a particular function
“Not only is the branch post office of essential use to the people of the community, but it also is a centre of vital community communication and a social meeting place.”
A part of a tree which grows out from the trunk or from a bough
“And my friend told me that you can graft an apple branch into a peach tree, but the branch will still grow apples.”
A lateral extension or subdivision extending from the main part of a river, road, railway, etc
“Shakadang Stream is a branch of the Liwu River, which cuts through rock layers 9 million years old to carve the Taroko Gorge.”
A local unit of an organization
“… a bank with many neighborhood branches.”
An area in business or of knowledge, research
To arise from the trunk or a larger branch of a tree
“The methionine biosynthesis pathways differ also at the point where threonine and methionine biosynthesis pathways branch.”
To extend outwards from or as if from a central point
“… threads branched from the center of the spider web.”
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