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English definition of “send-off”

send-off

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈsend.ɒf/ us    /-ɑːf/
an occasion at which people can express good wishes and say goodbye to someone who is leaving a place: We'll have to give her a good send-off when she leaves the office.Celebrations, parties and special occasionsSpecific holidays and festivals
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