Definition of 'headquarters'
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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)Rather more in fact than obtained at the headquarters of the firm of William Durmast. A DEAD LIBERTY (2002)
They worked out of FBI headquarters in Washington, in counterterrorism. THE SHADOWS OF POWER (2002)
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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
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