predeparture

adjective

pre·​de·​par·​ture ˌprē-di-ˈpär-chər How to pronounce predeparture (audio)
variants or pre-departure
: occurring before a departure
a predeparture briefing
pre-departure cocktails

Word History

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of predeparture was in 1898

Dictionary Entries Near predeparture

Cite this Entry

“Predeparture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/predeparture. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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