Special Branch

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: the department of the British police force that deals with political crimes and terrorism

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“Special Branch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Special%20Branch. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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