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Noun: departure  di'paa(r)-chu(r)
  1. The act of departing
    - going, going away, leaving
  2. A variation that deviates from the standard or norm
    - deviation, divergence, difference
  3. A euphemistic expression for death
    "thousands mourned his departure";
    - passing, loss, exit, expiration, going, release

Derived forms: departures

Type of: act, death, decease, deed, expiry, fluctuation, human action, human activity, variation

Encyclopedia: Departure