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Main Entry: 1branch
Pronunciation: primarystressbranch
Function: noun
1 : a natural division of a plant stem (as a bough growing from a trunk or twig from a bough)
2 : something extending from a main line or source <river branch> <a railroad branch>
3 : a separate or subordinate division or part of a central system <executive branch of the government> <a branch of a bank>
- branched /primarystressbrancht/ adjective
- branch·less /primarystressbranch-lschwas/ adjective

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