Example sentences for: departure

How can you use “departure” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Those wishing to supplement their aging Webster's Third New International (Merriam, 1961) and unwilling to spend about thirty dollars more for the recent editions of the Random House Unabridged or World Book Dictionary would be very well served by the TBDNE . It should be noted, however, that the TBDNE , in including the work of its predecessors, represents a departure from their approach.

  • It cannot be compared with a dictionary, per se: its headwords serve more as a point of departure for McCully to hold forth on the myriad aspects of an activity—I hesitate calling fishing a “sport”— which he evidently knows and loves so well.

  • In a refreshing departure from the conventionally dry and scholarly displays of antiquities, the captions on the showcases do a fine job of placing the exhibits in a living context — explaining, for instance, the way a house was designed to deal with the changing elements and seasons, or the religious significance of the figurines that people the tomb.

  • Prediction: Seinfeld 's departure will end NBC's prime-time hegemony, with Fox filling the void.

  • The smart money was on Dunlap's departure, probably after selling Sunbeam to a competitor, as he did with Scott Paper.


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