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Noun (futsuumeishi)
headquarters, head office, main officeadministration centrale, direction générale, quartier général, siègeHauptverwaltung, Hauptbüro, Zentrale, Sitz, Hauptquartier

ON: ホンKUN: もと
book, present, main, origin, true, real, counter for long cylindrical things

ON: KUN: -べ
section, bureau, dept, class, copy, part, portion, counter for copies of a newspaper or magazine

Example sentences
大学本部はニューヨークに分校を設立することを決定した。Parts: 大学 (だいがく), 本部 (ほんぶ), ニューヨーク, 分校 (ぶんこう), 設立 (せつりつ), (こと), 決定 (けってい)The University Administration decided to set up a branch campus in New York.

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