Definition of headquarters in English:
noun[treated as singular or plural]
1The premises occupied by a military commander and the commander’s staff.
- 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.
1.1The place or building serving as the managerial and administrative center of an organization.
- The tigers had to be moved more than 400 kilometres from the site to the headquarters of the centre.
- Which two trans national organisations have their headquarters in Brussels?
- The national headquarters is based at York University with a regional centre at Sheffield Hallam University.