1 the act or an instance of departing
2 a deviation or variation from previous custom; divergence
3 a project, course of action, venture, etc.
selling is a new departure for him
a the net distance travelled due east or west by a vessel
b (Also called)
point of departure the latitude and longitude of the point from which a vessel calculates dead reckoning
5 a euphemistic word for →
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