headquarter

[ hed-kwawr-ter, -kwaw- ]
/ ˈhɛdˌkwɔr tər, -ˌkwɔ- /

verb (used with object)

to situate in headquarters.

verb (used without object)

to establish one's headquarters.

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Origin of headquarter

back formation from headquarters
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British Dictionary definitions for headquarter

headquarter
/ (ˌhɛdˈkwɔːtə) /

verb

informal, mainly US to place in or establish as headquarters
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