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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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branch office

Any secondary or ancillary place of business. Most states require branch offices of real estate companies to have their own broker-in-charge or qualifying broker,legally responsible for activities at that branch.

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