point of departure

noun phrase

: a starting point especially in a discussion

Word History

First Known Use

1804, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of point of departure was in 1804

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Cite this Entry

“Point of departure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/point%20of%20departure. Accessed 22 Mar. 2023.

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