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parting of the ways

Definition of parting of the ways

  1. :  a point at which people or groups decide to end a relationship <She and her political party came to a parting of the ways over the war.>



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partingplay
  1. :  a place or point where a division or separation occurs

  1. :  given, taken, or done at parting


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