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Synonyms for headquarters
ˈhɛdˌkwɔr tərz, -ˌkwɔ-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. headquarters, central office, main office, home office, home base(noun)

    (usually plural) the office that serves as the administrative center of an enterprise

    "many companies have their headquarters in New York"

    central office, military headquarters, home, home plate, main office, home office, home base, plate

  2. headquarters, HQ, military headquarters(noun)

    the military installation from which a commander performs the functions of command

    "the general's headquarters were a couple of large tents"

    central office, home base, home office, main office, military headquarters

  3. headquarters(noun)

    (plural) a military unit consisting of a commander and the headquarters staff

    central office, home base, home office, main office, military headquarters


  1. headquarters(noun)

    head office, HQ, h.q.

  2. headquarters(noun)

    The military installation from which troops are commanded and orders are issued; the military unit consisting of a commander and his support staff

    HQ, h.q., head office

  3. headquarters(noun)

    The center of an organization's operations or administration

    h.q., head office, HQ

  4. headquarters(noun)

    A place of concentrated activity or influence

    head office, HQ, h.q.

Editors Contribution

  1. head office

    noun, plural headquarters (used with a singular or plural verb).

    the master is not in, he's gone to headquarters.

    Submitted by acronimous on July 4, 2018  

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  1. Felix Hufeld:

    Without doubt ... it is hard to imagine that the most important exchange venue in the euro zone would be steered from a headquarters outside the EU, there certainly has to be an adjustment here.

  2. Farid Haibat:

    The Taliban burnt parts of the headquarters of the National Directorate of Security and the customs office, and according to my information, they reached the central provincial prison as well.

  3. Special Counsel Carolyn Lerner:

    The lack of accountability in these cases stands in stark contrast to disciplinary actions taken against VA whistleblowers, the VA has attempted to fire or suspend whistleblowers for minor indiscretions and, often, for activity directly related to the employee's whistleblowing. While OSC has worked with VA headquarters to rescind the disciplinary actions in these cases, the severity of the initial punishments chills other employees from stepping forward to report concerns.

  4. Jerome Champagne:

    In Cape Verde, the football association was sharing a small three-floor building with other sports federations, there was nothing, if you got there now to Cape Verde, FIFA built a headquarters with offices, in another wing you have dorms so that people attending courses are able to stay on-site. We convinced the government to restore the national stadium, we put in an artificial field.

  5. Alex Stamos:

    I think the company is lasting, but I think also that the 101 is littered with the old headquarters of companies that thought they would be around forever. That is a constant part of Silicon Valley, the death and the rebirth of these products and and these organizations. ... [ N ] obody can get too comfortable and too arrogant about how long anybody can be around, and how long you can be on top.

Translations for headquarters

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  • مقرArabic
  • quarter general, seu, centralCatalan, Valencian
  • centrála, štáb, velitelstvíCzech
  • hovedkvarterDanish
  • Hauptquartier, ZentraleGerman
  • επιτελείο, αρχηγείο, έδραGreek
  • stabejo, sidejoEsperanto
  • sede, cuartel generalSpanish
  • keskuspaikka, pääesikunta, päämaja, keskustoimisto, pääkonttoriFinnish
  • siège social, quartier généralFrench
  • ardoifig, príomhoifig, príomhlongfort, ceanncheathrúIrish
  • ard-oikManx
  • מִפְקָדָה, מטהHebrew
  • sede centrale, quartier generaleItalian
  • 本社, 本部, 司令部Japanese
  • ទីបញ្ជាការKhmer
  • 본부Korean
  • باره‌گاKurdish
  • praetōriumLatin
  • papataungaMāori
  • hoofdkwartierDutch
  • sede, quartel-general, matrizPortuguese
  • centrală, sediu, cartier generalRomanian
  • [[головно́й]]/[[гла́вный]] [[о́фис]], центр, штаб, [[главный, штаб-квартираRussian
  • trung tâm, trụ sở, tổng hành dinhVietnamese

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