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succursal

[suh-kur-suh l] /səˈkɜr səl/
adjective
1.
subsidiary, especially noting a religious establishment that is dependent upon a principal one.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; < French succursale < Latin succurs(us) (see succor) + -ale -al1
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succursal

/sʌˈkɜːsəl/
adjective
1.
(esp of a religious establishment) subsidiary
noun
2.
a subsidiary establishment
Word Origin
C19: from French, from Medieval Latin succursus, from Latin succurrere to succour
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