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dear(ly) departed

euphemism One who has died. Myrna was a wonderful woman, and we are all gathered here today to remember our dearly departed.
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depart for (some place)

To leave one place to go to another. When does your plane depart for San Francisco?
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depart from (some place)

To leave some place. I departed from Chicago six hours ago.
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depart with (something)

To dispense with or forgo something. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. The government has departed with convention in its handling of the inquisition.
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dear departed

Euph. a dead person, as referred to at a funeral. Let's take a moment to meditate on the life of the dear departed.
See also: dear, departed
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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They also prayed to Almighty Allah to rest the departed soul in eternal peace and grant courage and fortitude to the victim's family to bear this irreparable loss.
They assured that Custom would leave no stone unturned to support and assist the family of the departed soul in this moment of grief and sorrow.
They prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul and grant of patience and forbearance for the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss.
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44 DAYS - Jock Stein (Leeds United) departed October 1978
128 DAYS - Jacques Santini (Tottenham) departed November 2004
132 DAYS - Howard Wilkinson (Sunderland) departed March 2003
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44 DAYS: Jock Stein (Leeds United) departed October 1978
128 DAYS: Jacques Santini (Tottenham) departed the club November 2004
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