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departed

Line breaks: de|part¦ed
Pronunciation: /dɪˈpɑːtɪd
 
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Definition of departed in English:

adjective

Dead: a dear departed relative (as noun the departed) prayers for the departed
More example sentences
  • The triumphalism gives way to the mourning contemplation of a dear departed friend's great qualities of heart and mind.
  • They were discussing the trip to the mainland, shopping for just the right casket for their dear departed friend.
  • I know things about you that nobody else knows, not even your dear departed husband.
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