Branch and Section


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Branch noun – A major outgrowth from the main stem of a woody plant.
Section is a synonym for branch in division topic. In some cases you can use "Section" instead the word "Branch" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like annex, department, discipline.
Nearby Words: branched, branching, branchy, branchless, branchial
Synonyms for Branch


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Section noun – An area (as of a city) set apart for some purpose or having some special feature.
Branch is a synonym for section in department topic. You can use "Branch" instead the word "Section" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as annex, division.
Nearby Words: sectioned, sector, sect, sectioning, sectional
Synonyms for Section

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long long branch long section
particular particular branch particular section
specific specific branch specific section
complete complete branch complete section
Other adjectives: certain, separate, top, single, difficult, entire, large, big, huge, main, secret, new, major, military, different, giant, optional, western.

Both words in one sentence

  • Also, by the time of Ao, the Special Support Section and the First Division of the CSPD and the local branch of the Bracers Guild are all on these terms with each other.
  • Brown Line: Formerly the "Ravenswood Line." This line was started as a branch off the northern section of what is now the Red Line, which zigzags to the northwest somewhat.
  • Deflector Shields aka: Deflector Shield Shields are a major branch of research; ships with a "shield" section get a rechargeable bonus to their health.
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