Special Branch


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

Examples of Special Branch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This penchant for fine dining, whether paid by Bond or Special Branch, suggests an alternate dialogue for the scene in Goldfinger in which the villain threatens Bond’s private parts with a laser beam. Matthew Gavin Frank, Harper's Magazine, 21 Feb. 2022

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“Special Branch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Special%20Branch. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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