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EtymologyEdit

From French branche.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʁãːʃə/, /ˈbʁɔ̃ːʃə/, /ˈbʁaŋʃə/, /ˈbʁɔŋʃə/
  • IPA(key): /ˈbʁãːʒə/, /ˈbʁɔ̃ːʒə/, /ˈbʁaŋʒə/, /ˈbʁɔŋʒə/ (rather common hyperforeignism)
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NounEdit

Branche f (genitive Branche, plural Branchen)

  1. (economy) sector, industry, trade
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 46/2010, page 103:
      Die boomende Branche privater Sicherheitsfirmen will sich künftig an strengere Regeln in Krisenregionen halten.
      The booming sector of private security companies wants to adhere to stricter rules in crisis regions in the future.

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