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"parting" in British English

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partingadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈpɑː.tɪŋ/  us   /ˈpɑːr.t̬ɪŋ/

partingnoun

uk   /ˈpɑː.tɪŋ/  us   /ˈpɑːr.t̬ɪŋ/
  • parting noun (SEPARATION)

[C or U] a ​time when you are ​separated from another ​person, often for a ​longtime: They'd had an ​amicable parting. The ​pain of parting had ​lessened over the ​years.
(Definition of parting from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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partingnoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈpɑr·t̬ɪŋ/
  • parting noun [C/U] (SEPARATE)

the ​act of ​leaving or of ​movingapart: [C] It was a ​sad parting, because we ​knew it was the last ​time we would ​see each other.

partingadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈpɑr·t̬ɪŋ/
showing that you are ​leaving a ​person or ​place: She gave him a parting ​wave.
(Definition of parting from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “parting”
in Arabic مَفرَق الشعْر…
in Korean 가르마…
in Portuguese risca…
in Catalan clenxa…
in Japanese 髪の分け目…
in Chinese (Simplified) 分离的,告别的…
in Turkish ayrılma, veda, vedalaşma…
in Russian разлука, пробор в волосах…
in Chinese (Traditional) 分離的,告別的…
in Italian riga (dei capelli)…
in Polish rozstanie, przedziałek…
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