Meaning of DEPARTURE in English

DEPARTURE

n.

Pronunciation: di- ' pär-ch ə r

Function: noun

Date: 15th century

1 a (1) : the act or an instance of departing (2) archaic : DEATH b : a setting out (as on a new course)

2 : DIVERGENCE 2 <a departure from tradition>

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.