"departure" in the noun sense
1. departure, going, going away, leaving
the act of departing
2. deviation, divergence, departure, difference
a variation that deviates from the standard or norm
"the deviation from the mean"
3. passing, loss, departure, exit, expiration, going, release
euphemistic expressions for death
"thousands mourned his passing"
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