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Branch

An operation in a foreign country incorporated in the home country.

Branch

1. An office or subsidiary of a company that exists and conducts operations in a country other than the one in which the company is headquartered. See also: MNC.

2. A semi-independent office of a bank. For example, a bank may have five branches in a city where account holders can make deposits and withdrawals and conduct other business at the place most convenient for them.
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Archer raised her delicate eye-brows in the particular curve that signified: "The butler--" and the young man, himself mindful of the bad taste of discussing such intimate matters in public, hastily branched off into an account of his visit to old Mrs.
In about an hour they came to a place where another road branched off.
Junior won this section with a popular Cardiff view of the Millennium Centre and Pierhead Building as well as third place with Branched Off, taken at Bewdley.
The scamwas so successful, one member branched off to start his own syndicate and the original ringleader taught his girlfriend how to keep the scheme going while he was in jail, authorities said.
Sharks branched off the human lineage at least 430 million years ago.

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