succursal

[suh-kur-suh l]
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adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. succubous,
  2. succubus,
  3. succulent,
  4. succulently,
  5. succumb,
  6. succus,
  7. succuss,
  8. succussion,
  9. succès d'estime,
  10. succès de scandale

Origin of succursal

1835–45; < French succursale < Latin succurs(us) (see succor) + -ale -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for succursal

succursal

adjective

(esp of a religious establishment) subsidiary

noun

a subsidiary establishment

Word Origin for succursal

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

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