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head·quar·ters

headquarters

 
 
pronunciation:
hed kwor trz
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part of speech: noun
inflections: headquarters
definition 1: (used with a sing. or pl. verb) the primary center of administration of any organization.
The company's headquarters is located in Chicago.
similar words:
base, center, club, station
definition 2: the place or center of command, esp. of a military unit.
The brigade established its headquarters five miles from the village.The general met with his advisers at headquarters that evening.
similar words:
base, post
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