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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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The other trees of the forest did nothing to keep them back, so they made up their minds that only the first row of trees could bend down their branches, and that probably these were the policemen of the forest, and given this wonderful power in order to keep strangers out of it.
The speakers of the two legislative branches are vice-presidents in the executive department.
So they fell upon it with such violence that all its branches cracked; if it had not been fixed firmly in the ground, it would certainly have tumbled down.
They snuffed about the Fir Tree, and rustled among the branches.
The great tree with its entangling branches rose gradually from the panther, who, feeling the encumbering weight diminish, quickly crawled from beneath.
I caught a glimpse of a hairy body like that of a reddish pig, and then it was gone amid a swirl of leaves and branches.
But, look as I might, I found nothing but branches, beautiful branches that stood straight up before me, or spread gracefully over my head.
Chattering and gibbering through the lower branches of the trees came a company of manlike creatures evidently urging on the dog pack.
They have no speech of their own, but use the stolen words which they overhear when they listen, and peep, and wait up above in the branches.
Sometimes he takes the she with him and high among the branches divests her of the things he wishes to bring home to Meriem.
She had even placed her precious balu upon the soft grasses and come a little nearer that she might better witness all that was passing in the branches above her.
He broke off twigs and small branches and flung them down upon our enemies.

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