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branch

US [bræntʃ]
UK [brɑːntʃ]
  • n.分支;分行;树枝;支路
  • v.分开;分岔
  • Web分公司;分枝;分部
Plural Form:branches  Present Participle:branching  Past Tense:branched  
branch
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n.
of tree
1.
树枝a part of a tree that grows out from the main stem and on which leaves, flowers and fruit grow
公司of company
2.
分支;分部;分行;分店a local office or shop/store belonging to a large company or organization
The bank has branches all over the country.
那家银行在全国各地设有分行。
Our New York branch is dealing with the matter.
我们的纽约分部正在处理这件事。
政府of government
3.
政府部门;分支机构a part of a government or other large organization that deals with one particular aspect of its work
the anti-terrorist branch
反恐部门
知识of knowledge
4.
(学科及语言的)分支a division of an area of knowledge or a group of languages
the branch of computer science known as ‘artificial intelligence’
计算机科学中的所谓“人工智能”分科
河;路of river/road
5.
支流;支路;支线a smaller or less important part of a river, road, railway/railroad, etc. that leads away from the main part
a branch of the Rhine
莱茵河的支流
a branch line(= a small line off a main railway line, often in country areas)
铁路支线
家庭of family
6.
家族分支a group of members of a family who all have the same ancestors
My uncle's branch of the family emigrated to Canada.
我们家族中我叔父的这一支移居到了加拿大。
v.
1.
[i]
分开;分岔to divide into two or more parts, especially smaller or less important parts
The accident happened where the road branches.
事故发生在岔道处。

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