Special Branch

  1. (in Britain) the department of the police force that is concerned with political security

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How to use Special Branch in a sentence

  • The science of mental disease is a Special Branch of medicine; it has the same relation to it as psychology has to physiology.

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  • It was a badge worn by men belonging to a Special Branch of the secret service of the American Department of State.

  • Upon his arrival in the island, a Special Branch cf the Colonial Administration was created.

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