Definition of “parting” - English Dictionary

“parting” in British English

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(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 moving apart:

[ 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)