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leave-takingnoun [C]

uk   /ˈliːvˌteɪ.kɪŋ/ us   /ˈliːvˌteɪ.kɪŋ/ formal
an act of saying goodbye
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in Chinese (Simplified) 告别,告辞…
in Chinese (Traditional) 告別,告辭…
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