Definition of 'headquarters'
Video: pronunciation of 'headquarters'
Example sentences containing 'headquarters'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
He'd also be a lot happier once the attache case that Silverman was clasping was safely deposited back at UN headquarters. CODE BREAKER (2002)Arriving late at the headquarters of SIS -- the Secret Intelligence Service -- Howard had just told him about Newman's earlier visit. COVER STORY (2002)
They worked out of FBI headquarters in Washington, in counterterrorism. THE SHADOWS OF POWER (2002)
Trends of 'headquarters'
In Common Usage. headquarters is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'headquarters'
British English: headquarters /ˌhɛdˈkwɔːtəz/ NOUN
The headquarters of an organization are its main offices. Headquarters can take the singular or plural form of the verb.
...the army's headquarters in Buenos Aires.
- American English: headquarters
- Arabic: مَقَرُ القِيَّادَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: sede
- Chinese: 总部
- Croatian: sjedište
- Czech: ústředí
- Danish: hovedkvarter
- Dutch: hoofdkantoor
- European Spanish: sede central
- Finnish: päämaja
- French: siège société
- German: Hauptquartier
- Greek: αρχηγείο
- Italian: sede
- Japanese: 本社
- Korean: 본부
- Norwegian: hovedkvarter
- Polish: centralny zarząd
- European Portuguese: escritório central
- Romanian: sediu
- Russian: штаб-квартира
- Spanish: cuartel general
- Swedish: huvudkontor
- Thai: กองบัญชาการ
- Turkish: merkez
- Ukrainian: штаб-квартира
- Vietnamese: cơ quan đầu não
Nearby words of 'headquarters'
Definition of headquarters from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Rainbow Tree, Asymmetric Wreath, and Period Poverty: November’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this November with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.