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branch

branch

 
 
pronunciation:
braench
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a woody part of a tree or bush that grows out from the trunk.
 
synonyms:
limb
similar words:
stem, stick, switch, twig
definition 2: a part or division of the main part of something.
We chose a bank that has a branch near our house.Geometry is a branch of mathematics.The U.S. government has three branches.
similar words:
arm, chapter, division, section
derivations: branchless (adj.), branchlike (adj.)
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