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leave-taking

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1 the act of leaving a place
  • the leave-taking of the guest of honor was scheduled for 11 o'clock

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2 the act or process of two or more persons going off in different directions
  • the sweethearts' leave-taking was filled with tearful pauses and promises to meet again

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“Leave-taking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/leave-taking. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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