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farewell

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfarewellfare‧well1 /ˌfeəˈwel◂ $ ˌfer-/ ●○○ noun  1 [countable, uncountable] old-fashionedGOODBYE the action of saying goodbye Mourners gathered to bid farewell to the victims of the plane tragedy. a farewell speech2 farewell party/dinner/drink etc
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farewellA celebration, a farewell party.Some wept as they bid the popular Aristide farewell.Disorganized capitalism remains capitalism, and they make it clear that they are not bidding farewell to the working class.In January 1961, Eisenhower delivered his farewell address.The final salute ... the Harriers say farewell to Kemble.We were also very pleased to welcome back retired employees, , and, who returned for the farewell.bid farewell toIndeed, she had scarcely enough presence of mind to return Sybil's bright smile and bid farewell to the genial innkeepers.On a sunny Friday afternoon, the Open bid farewell to Nicklaus, to date the greatest golfer who has ever lived.To the right lithographer Enid Randles bids farewell to friends and colleagues at Eagle Pottery after 15 years' service.
farewellfarewell2 interjection old use  goodbye
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