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  • n. departure

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Departure.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Departure.


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  • Mr. Rangel did find some sympathy from the committee over the de parture of his lawyers last month.

    Ethics Panel Finding Hints at Guilty Verdict for Rangel

  • This is a de -- parture from government guidelines, but it's well supported by recent studies.

    Weighing The Medical Evidence

  • The 30 percent tip I left meant a relatively guilt-free de - parture for the two of us -- if not exactly a sober one.


  • "So we're killing time until Hawk gets things ready for our de - parture."

    Ilse Witch

  • And before she released him, Taen cast a veil of confusion over her brother's thoughts, that the disorientation he had experienced following his de-parture from the King's audience chamber could not be too clearly examined.


  • Just before his de - parture in his own speedster to join the Dauntless, he had a brief word with the girl.

    The Dragon Lensman

  • " "If you like, you can stay the five days until de-parture here in the post.

    Mission to Moulokin

  • Silently, momentarily, they shared, as long ago, their de - parture despair.

    The Heirs of Babylon

  • He directs an argument against contem - porary innovations in these arts and in doing so pro - vides at once grounds from which attacks have been launched against his entire philosophy, points of de - parture for theories of Greek culture, and bases for detailed studies of the development of Greek art.


  • The point of de - parture is Menger's framework: man chooses in response to his varied wants and in accord with the hierarchy of these wants.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas


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  • In addition, parture signifies 1. offspring; 2. the action of giving birth (Oxford English Dictionary).

    August 30, 2011