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departurenoun [C/U]

 us   /dɪˈpɑr·tʃər/
the act of leaving a place, job, etc., or an occasion when this happens: [U] Departure is scheduled for 2 p.m. [C] Our departure was delayed because of bad weather. A departure from usual behavior is a change in the way you do something: [C] His departure from his usual optimism startled his staff.
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