interbranch

adjective

in·​ter·​branch ˌin-tər-ˈbranch How to pronounce interbranch (audio)
variants or inter-branch
: occurring between or involving two or more branches or divisions
… drowning our local librarian with inter-branch loan requests, as I read everything possible on the Caucasus.Bruce Kirkby
Courts would dismiss the suit on the grounds that the controversy over the debt is an inter-branch conflict between the president and Congress that is not for judges to resolve.Emily Bazelon and Eric Posner

Examples of interbranch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Having Congress getting back into the business of being part of this interbranch conversation about the shape and structure of the court’s docket can only be a good thing. John Fritze, USA TODAY, 24 May 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1849, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of interbranch was in 1849

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“Interbranch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interbranch. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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