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American English: /ˈhɛdˌkwɔrdərz/
British English: /hɛdˈkwɔːtəz/

Translation of headquarters in Spanish:

noun plural headquarters (+ singular or plural verb)

  • oficina (feminine) central
    police headquarters
    jefatura (feminine) de policía
    Example sentences
    • Its main generating unit was the staff headquarters of the Red Army's Rear Services.
    • We received initial guidance from our higher headquarters and our commanding general.
    • Their military headquarters were located at the Hotel Regina in Paris.

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