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Tree branches.

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Pronunciation

Etymology

From Old French branche.

Noun

Singular
branch

Plural
es

branch (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.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A subdivision of the LDS Church, smaller than and part of a stake, but smaller than a ward.
  5. An area in business or of knowledge, research
  6. (nautical) The certificate given by Trinity House to a pilot qualified to take navigational control of a ship in British waters

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Verb

Infinitive
to branch

Third person singular
branch

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to branch (third-person singular simple present branch, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To arise from the trunk or a larger branch of a tree.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To produce branches.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To jump to a different location in a program, especially as the result of a conditional statement.

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