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headquarters

noun plural but singular or plural in construction head·quar·ters \-tərz\

: a place from which something (such as a business or a military action) is controlled or directed

Full Definition of HEADQUARTERS

1
:  a place from which a commander performs the functions of command
2
:  the administrative center of an enterprise

First Known Use of HEADQUARTERS

1647
HEADQUARTERS Defined for Kids

headquarters

noun plural head·quar·ters \ˈhed-ˌkwr-tərz\

Definition of HEADQUARTERS for Kids

:  a place from which something is controlled or directed Hint:Headquarters can be used as a singular or a plural in writing and speaking. <Company headquarters is in Chicago.> <Where are the campaign headquarters?>

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