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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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Take Phantom Limb (all works 2003): A tree branch forces its way out of the gallery wall, supported by a cord from above and wooden "crutch" from below.
1 -- color) A bird shares a tree branch in the Balboa Basin with a plastic bag washed into the Los Angeles River in recent storms.
A number of lower-body features indicate that Dryopithecus favored climbing and swinging from one tree branch to another at a fairly slow pace, much in the fashion of modern orangutans, the Spanish researchers contend.
It soon finds what it's looking for: a tree branch, which it noisily drags between the nesting tree and a nearby tree laden with fruit.
SAN FERNANDO - Firefighters from Pacoima's Station 98 rescued a cat whose collar was caught in a tree branch Friday night in San Fernando.
In the modest-sized North America Divided, 1991, our view of the horizon at dusk is obstructed by a broken tree branch ensnared in a single strand of barbed wire and suspended in mid air.
After two unsuccessful tries during the weekend, Wilbanks positioned himself in a different location the third and final time Sunday - though in the same proximity to Mo's territory - poised his shotgun on a fallen tree branch, remained absolutely motionless and waited for the big tom to make his first appearance.
Owlbert is the new animatronic owl perched on a tree branch in the lobby diorama.