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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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South Tyneside council, which hacked the branches off chestnut trees, defended its decision yesterday.
It was traced for 1300 feet northerly where a second subsidiary vein system branches off, paralleling the Los Hilos and Carmen shears.
A forester claimed to have seen the yeti - known locally as mande barung or "forest man" - breaking branches off trees and eating their sap.
Last week, because the sticks that children were throwing to try and dislodge conkers were threatening to damage passing cars, the authorities were chopping branches off conker trees.
We do cut branches off trees near to overhead cables, but a squirrel can scramble up a pole quite easily to reach the wires.
We'll take most of the leafy branches off, and the brush we will cut down to 6 inches.
In fact, the trailhead off Washburn Street branches off in so many directions, it's almost difficult to find the .
Point Mugu State Park: Serrano Valley hike from Sycamore Canyon Trail, branches off to climb into a spring paradise.