Special Branch

noun

Definition of Special Branch

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

Word by Word Definitions

special play
  1. : distinguished by some unusual quality

  2. : held in particular esteem

  3. : readily distinguishable from others of the same category : unique

  1. : one that is used for a special service or occasion

  2. : something (such as a television program) that is not part of a regular series

  3. : a featured dish at a restaurant

branch play
  1. : a natural subdivision of a plant stem

  2. : something that extends from or enters into a main body or source: such as

  3. : a stream that flows into another usually larger stream : tributary

  1. : to put forth secondary shoots or stems : to put forth branches (see 1branch 1) : ramify

  2. : to extend in different directions from a main part or point : to spring out (as from a main stem) : diverge

  3. : to develop or derive from a source : to be an outgrowth


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