de·​part·​ee | \ di-pär-ˈtē How to pronounce departee (audio) , dē- \

Definition of departee

: a person who is departing or who has departed

Examples of departee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The most recent departee was national security adviser John Bolton, Trump's third permanent pick for the job, who was forced out earlier this month. NBC News, "'Off the charts': White House turnover is breaking records," 23 Sep. 2019 As for what's to come for the two recent departees, expect to see Sara joining Michael Strahan to host the new third hour of Good Morning America called GMA Day, which is replacing The Chew at the 1 p.m. time slot. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "Candace Cameron Bure Revealed Her Strong Feelings About the Future of 'The View'," 7 Aug. 2018 Still, one or more of the Intel departees could be considered in the search that Intel’s board says will look at internal and external candidates. Aaron Pressman, Fortune, "Data Sheet—Big Questions Remain for Intel After CEO Upheaval," 22 June 2018 Most recent departees have headed to Florida, whose Puerto Rican population has surged to over 1m. The Economist, "America has let down its Puerto Rican citizens," 12 Apr. 2018 But those who commented from a Gunners' persuasion were also only too happy to see the Emirates Stadium January departee left worse off out of the two., "Arsenal Fans Laud Sebastian Larsson on Twitter Following Alexis Sanchez Spat," 26 Mar. 2018 Arsenal's Hector Bellerin has downplayed a dressing room divide over recent departee Alexis Sanchez but the Spaniard did admit his former teammate had a demanding attitude which often proved 'too much' for the rest of the team., "Hector Bellerin Claims Alexis Sanchez Demanded 'Too Much' During His Time at Arsenal," 17 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of departee

1943, in the meaning defined above

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“Departee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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