In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- In a complete departure from themes of popular culture, Coupland examines issues of loss, grief and faith.
- Of course, this means a radical departure from current planning processes.
- He said building houses on the site was a minor departure from the original plans for good economic reasons and because of this should be approved.
- The College expansion will need approval because it is a departure from the 1956 Development Town Map.
- When the original hall was built, it was itself a departure from the medieval style of mansion and was the first manor house in the county made of brick and stone.
- And our new songs are a drastic departure from what we were doing before.
- He said he was now hoping the negotiations for a new contract period would begin this year, which would be a departure from the past.
- In a departure from the norm, you are offered a choice of starters first, both non-vegetarian and vegetarian.
- But on this occasion there was an astonishing departure from the routine.
- A diabetic diet need not mean a complete departure from a normal one; often, a few adjustments will suffice.
- The story was a refreshing departure from the average narrative plot, while still remaining entertaining.
- We understand that this is a departure from our usual attitude.
- This is a major departure from the electoral procedures laid down by law.
- Again, his views on immigration are a significant departure from the current orthodoxy within his own party.
- This is a departure from last year's event which was only open to business people under the age of thirty-five.
- But a departure from routine can be used effectively to signal political displeasure.
- It was, of course, a huge departure from the tradition represented by Perkin.
- The first shift required is a departure from being concerned only with patients who are referred to outpatient clinics.
- That does seem to be a departure from the original plan.
- The idea may be a departure from the traditional ruthless image of investment banks, but Robey says it's no hollow promise.
1.1Transportesalida femeninopartida femenino formalthe arrivals and departures board — el panel de llegadas y salidas
- our point of departure was New York — Nueva York fue nuestro punto de partida
- the point of departure for a whole new field of research — el punto de partida de todo un nuevo campo de investigación
- before noun departure gate — puerta de embarque
- departure lounge — sala de embarque
- departure time — hora de salida
- The departure lounge at Kirkwall was packed with enough local worthies to fill a jumbo jet.
- Their approach may have triggered the thief's hasty departure, said Wade.
- Needless to say Sally wasn't too impressed about my hasty departure.
- Most airlines advise passengers to arrive at the airport two hours before your flight's scheduled departure.
- Their departure was apparently prompted by policy disagreements.
- From arrival to departure, the friendship and hospitality extended to Reg were overwhelming.
- It's more about the lyrics of the record, which revolve around departure and going on to other things.
- The Bahamas Spirit originally arrived at the terminal last week, but her departure was delayed for engine repairs.
- We met several more of the LGMC boys waiting for departure and most of them are on our train so I'll head back once we get underway and catch up with them.
- Rumours still swirl as to what precipitated the conductor's departure.
- Many survivors said the fire began about 90 minutes after departure, but the ship kept going.
- After Mr Weaver's departure the council launched a pay review in a bid to stop directors leaving.
- In the Oberoi Flight Services kitchen, food is cooked eight hours in advance of flight departure.
- The detour or departure from this journey is usually short lived once the map is drawn.
- After the hasty departure of the two members of the Special Branch, we heard nothing from Scotland Yard for almost two days.
- There is a perception that buying foreign currency at the airport departure lounge can be expensive.
- On the day of departure the team received a cheque for $3,500 the result of fundraising on their base.
- The trip was slow because we had to wait for the real departure.
- About 30 minutes later I questioned my hasty departure and returned to check out the price.
- Lynette had spotted Agravaine shortly after the departure of Gwyneth and Gaheris to Orkney.
1.2(formal) (of person)partida femenino formalida femeninohe was on the point of departure when the police arrived — estaba a punto de irse cuando llegó la policía
- to take one's departure — retirarse
2(deviation)a departure from custom — un cambio con respecto a lo acostumbrado / a lo habitual
- a departure from the norm — una desviación de la norma
- encouraging private enterprise is a new departure for this government — el estímulo de la empresa privada es una innovación en la política de este gobierno
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