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branch

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Definition of BRANCH

1
a major outgrowth from the main stem of a woody plant <I loved climbing among the branches of that old tree>
Synonyms bough, limb
2
a local unit of an organization <a bank with many neighborhood branches>
3
a stream that flows into a larger body of water <the Blue Nile, the Atbara, and the White Nile are the three primary branches of the Nile River>
4
a large unit of a governmental, business, or educational organization <the two branches of the U.S. Congress>
Related Words subdepartment, subdivision

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