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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Head·quar·ters n. pl.
 1. The quarters or place of residence of any chief officer, as the general in command of an army, or the head of a police force; the place from which orders or instructions are issued; hence, the center of authority or order.
    The brain, which is the headquarters, or office, of intelligence.   --Collier.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: (usually plural) the office that serves as the
           administrative center of an enterprise; "many companies
           have their headquarters in New York" [syn: central
           office, main office, home office, home base]
      2: (usually plural) the military installation from which a
         commander performs the functions of command; "the
         general's headquarters were a couple of large tents" [syn:
          HQ, military headquarters]
      3: (plural) a military unit consisting of a commander and the
         headquarters staff