Definition of departure
- a departure from tradition
What is your time of departure?
You should plan to arrive at the airport an hour before departure.
a schedule of arrivals and departures
The departures of several key employees have caused problems for the company.
her sudden departure from the company
The team has struggled since the departure of its head coach.
His previous movies have all been comedies, so this dramatic role is a real departure for him.
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