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parting

1 noun
     
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part‧ing1
1 [uncountable and countable] an occasion when two people leave each other:
an emotional parting at the airport
the moment of parting
on parting
He gave her a light kiss on parting.
2 [countable] British EnglishDCB the line on your head made by dividing your hair with a comb [= part American English]
a centre parting
3

parting of the ways

the point at which two people or organizations decide to separate

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