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[hed-kwawr-ter, -kwaw-]
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verb (used with object)
  1. to situate in headquarters.
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verb (used without object)
  1. to establish one's headquarters.
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Origin of headquarter

back formation from headquarters
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  1. informal, mainly US to place in or establish as headquarters
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