leave-taking leave-taking

Definition(s):

  • (n) the act of departing politely

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It was a sailor's leave-taking, barely noticed by anyone else on the shore.
  2. It was an odd leave-taking from Florida's Eglin Air Force Base.
  3. Absent from the leave-taking was his commander, General Douglas MacArthur; they had said their farewells in private two days before.

News

  • Bryant picks Education Director Tom Kimbrell as new school superintendent

    The Bryant School Board has picked current state Education Department Director Tom Kimbrell to be its school superintendent, beginning July 1. KARK has the details He was interviewed at length Monday night. He's been looking for a new job as Gov. Mike Beebe's tenure draws to a close. Bryant is without a superintendent after the abrupt resignation of Randy Rutherford, a leave-taking that has ...
    on April 25, 2014     Source: Arkansas Times

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affectation affectation
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