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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Offices, Military
headquartershead‧quar‧ters /ˈhedˌkwɔːtəz, ˌhedˈkwɔːtəz $ -ɔːrtərz/ ●●○ W3 noun (plural headquarters) [countable] (abbreviation HQ)  1 BBOthe main building or offices used by a large company or organization the headquarters of the United Nations2 PMthe place from which military operations are controlled
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headquartersThe army headquarters is on the other side of the square, in a former colonial mansion.Employees on their way into work at Hasbro headquarters Thursday morning said they opposed a merger.He had made his headquarters in what had been the presidential suite of the Hilton hotel.It first branched out into cosmetics and perfumes in 1990 and in 1994 moved its headquarters for those businesses to New York.The London headquarters now moved to stylish new premises at 143, Charing Cross Road.Budapest Week will move over the river to the red-light district in Budapest, where Duna's headquarters are situated.Their headquarters is rich in symbolism.
From Longman Business Dictionaryheadquartershead‧quar‧ters /ˈhedˌkwɔːtəz, ˌhedˈkwɔːtəz-ɔːrtərz/ noun [plural]PROPERTY the head office or main building of an organizationThe company moved its corporate headquarters to Houston.
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