Meaning of DEPARTURE in English
[noun] This decision represents a radical departure (= change) from our usual policy. [C]To allow these changes would be a significant departure from tradition. [C]There can be no departure from the rules. [U]Selling men's clothing is a new departure (= type of activity) for the shop. [C]See also departure at depart.
Cambridge English vocab. Кембриджский английский словарь. 2012