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1 branch /ˈbræntʃ/ Brit /ˈbrɑːntʃ/ noun
plural branches
1 branch
/ˈbræntʃ/ Brit /ˈbrɑːntʃ/
noun
plural branches
Learner's definition of BRANCH
[count]
: a part of a tree that grows out from the trunk
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: a local office or shop of a company or organization
: a major part of a government often + of
: a part of an area of knowledge or study often + of
: a part of a family that is descended from a particular family member in the past often + of
: something that goes outward from a main line or source

root and branch

see 1root

— branched

/ˈbræntʃt/ Brit /ˈbrɑːntʃt/ adjective
2 branch /ˈbræntʃ/ Brit /ˈbrɑːntʃ/ verb
branches; branched; branching
2 branch
/ˈbræntʃ/ Brit /ˈbrɑːntʃ/
verb
branches; branched; branching
Learner's definition of BRANCH
[no object]
: to divide into smaller parts : to separate into branches

branch off

[phrasal verb]
: to separate from something and move in a different direction often + from

branch out

[phrasal verb]
: to begin to do more different kinds of activities or work
often + into
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