Definition of outstation in English:

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outstation

Pronunciation: /ˈoutˌstāSHən/

noun

A branch of an organization situated at some distance from its headquarters.
Example sentences
  • Other register offices register births in hospitals and perhaps have outstations in other public buildings, but we were the first to go into a supermarket.
  • Skateraw could become an outstation of the National Galleries, both as the repository of the archive and as home to new temporary shows and possibly to a sculpture park.
  • These men suffered tremendous hardship and sacrifice to help open up this country and provide supplies to the distant outstations.

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Syllabification: out·sta·tion

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