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departed

adjective uk   /dɪˈpɑː.tɪd/  us   /-ˈpɑːr.t̬ɪd/ literary
dead: We will always remember our dear departed friends. used to refer to something that happened in the past and is finished: The old man talked about the departed triumphs of his youth.

departed

noun uk   /dɪˈpɑː.tɪd/  us   /-ˈpɑːr.t̬ɪd/
the departed formal a person who has died, or people who have died: Let us remember the departed.
Translations of “departed”
in Chinese (Traditional) 過去的,往日的,昔日的, 辭世的,故去的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 过去的,往日的,昔日的, 辞世的,故去的…
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