[suh-kur-suh l]


subsidiary, especially noting a religious establishment that is dependent upon a principal one.

Origin of succursal

1835–45; < French succursale < Latin succurs(us) (see succor) + -ale -al1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for succursal



(esp of a religious establishment) subsidiary


a subsidiary establishment

Word Origin for succursal

C19: from French, from Medieval Latin succursus, from Latin succurrere to succour
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