Complete Definition of "branch"

wikipedia|branch (disambiguation)
Image:Acacia constricta branch.jpg|thumb|Tree branches.
English

Pronunciation
w:RP|UK:
*IPA|/bra:nʧ/, SAMPA|/brA:ntS/
w:General American|GenAm?:
*IPA|/brænʧ/, SAMPA|/br{ntS/
audio|en-us-branch.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉËntÊ|-ÉËntÊ

Etymology
From OF. branche.

Noun
en-noun|es
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  1. The woody part of a tree arising from the trunk and usually dividing
  2. Something that divides like the branch of a tree
  3. A location of an organization with several locations.

#: Our main branch is downtown, and we have branches in all major suburbs.

  1. context|Mormonism A subdivision of the LDS Church, smaller than and part of a stake, but smaller than a ward.
  2. An area in business or of knowledge, research
  3. nautical The certificate given by Trinity House to a pilot qualified to take navigational control of a ship in British waters

Related terms
branch banking
branch line
branch office
main branch
branchlike

Translations
trans-top|woody part of a tree arising from the trunk and usually dividing
Bosnian: grana#Bosnian|grana f
Croatian: grana#Croatian|grana f
Czech: vÄtev f
Dutch: tak
Finnish: oksa
German: Ast m
Hebrew: ×¢× ×£ (anaf) m
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Kurdish: KUchar|ÚرÛ, KUchar|ÙÙ
Polish: t|pl|gaÅÄź|f
Portuguese: galho m
Romanian: ram n, ramurÄ f
Russian: веÑÐ²Ñ f, веÑка f
Serbian: grana f, vejka f (leafless branch)
Slovene: veja f
Telugu: à°à±à°®à±à°®, శాà°
Turkish: dal
Vietnamese: nhánh
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trans-top|something that divides like the branch of a tree
Bosnian: grana#Bosnian|grana f
Croatian: grana#Croatian|grana f
Dutch: tak
Finnish: haara
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Hebrew: ×¢× ×£ (anaf) m
Polish: t|pl|rozgaÅÄzienie|n
Portuguese: ramo m
Serbian: grana f, vejka f (leafless branch)
Slovene: veja f
Turkish: dal
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trans-top|office of an organization with several locations
Dutch: filiaal
Finnish: sivukonttori
German: Zweigstelle f, Filiale f
Hebrew: סנ××£ (snyf) m
Portuguese: filial f
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Polish: t|pl|oddziaÅ, t|pl|filia
Russian: оÑделение n, Ñилиал m
Spanish: sucursal f
Swedish: filial
Telugu: శాà°
Turkish: Åube
Vietnamese: nhánh
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trans-top|subdivision of the LDS Church
trans-mid
Russian: пÑиÑод m
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trans-top|an area in business or of knowledge, research
Finnish: ala
German: Branche (of business)
Italian: branca f
trans-mid
Polish: t|pl|gaÅÄź|f, t|pl|dziaÅ|m
Romanian: ram n, ramurÄ f
Telugu: శాà°
Turkish: dal
Vietnamese: nhánh
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trans-top|certificate given by Trinity House to a pilot qualified to take navigational control of a ship in British waters
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ttbc|Bulgarian: клон (klon) m, клонка (klonka) f, оÑÑаÑÑл (otrasÄl) m (of business)
ttbc|French: branche f
ttbc|German: Zweig m (1 <small>(small)</small>, 2, 4)
ttbc|Ido: brancho, fako (of a science)
ttbc|Indonesian: cabang
ttbc|Italian: ramo m, filiale f
ttbc|Japanese: æ (ãã , eda) (of tree), æ¯åº (ãã¦ã, shiten) (of company)
ttbc|Latvian: zars m (part of a tree)
ttbc|Old English: bog|bÅg n
ttbc|Portuguese: ramo m (2,4)
ttbc|Romanian: ram n, ramurÄ f
ttbc|Serbian:
:Cyrillic: гÑана#Serbian|гÑана f (1, 2)
:Roman: grana#Serbian|grana f (1, 2)
ttbc|Spanish: rama f
ttbc|Swahili: tawi
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Verb
en-verb|branch|es

  1. context|intransitive To arise from the trunk or a larger branch of a tree.
  2. context|intransitive To produce branches.
  3. context|intransitive|computing To jump to a different location in a program, especially as the result of a conditional statement.

Translations
trans-top|to arise from the trunk or a larger branch of a tree
Czech: vÄtvit se
German: abzweigen
trans-mid
Polish: t|pl|rozgaÅÄziaÄ siÄ
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trans-top|to produce branches
Finnish: haarautua, haaraantua
trans-mid
German: verzweigen
Polish: t|pl|rozgaÅÄziaÄ siÄ
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trans-top|to jump to a different location in a program, especially as the result of a conditional statement
Finnish: haarautua, haaraantua
French: brancher
trans-mid
German: springen
Polish: t|pl|rozgaÅÄziaÄ siÄ
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ttbc|Telugu: à°à±à°²à± (cheelu), à°à±à°²à°¿à°ªà±à°µà± (cheelipOvu)
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Related terms
branch off
branch out

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