send-off

noun
\ˈsend-ˌȯf \

Definition of send-off 

: a demonstration of goodwill and enthusiasm for the beginning of a new venture (such as a trip)

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1872, in the meaning defined above

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send-off

noun

English Language Learners Definition of send-off

: an occasion when people gather together to say goodbye to someone who is leaving

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