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dept.

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  • The first thing was to establish a dept at Kroonstad for my brigade supplies.

  • He has marched with his fellows to the dept, and got his uniform and arms.

  • Meanwhile the watchman of the dept would be there uttering untranslated dissatisfaction with the whole affair.

    The Bonadventure Edmund Blunden
  • Hitherto it had remained at Gilgal, the headquarters and dept of the nation.

  • Before quitting the dept, the latter had left a small supply of provisions, which proved eminently serviceable.

    The Desert World Arthur Mangin
  • In such a plight did they reach the dept on the Murrumbidgee.

  • But the dept Boxing is on to-night, and I'd be there too, only it's my turn for guard.

    H.M.S. ---- Klaxon
  • On the 7th the dept was reached and found to be under the superintendence of Captain Norman.

  • I shall accompany you to the dept, and place you under the protection of the conductor.

    Vashti Augusta J. Evans Wilson
  • The party must push on and on to reach the dept where food awaited them.

    Australian Pictures Howard Willoughby
British Dictionary definitions for dept

dept

abbreviation
1.
department
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Word Origin and History for dept

dept.

abbreviation of department, attested from 1869.

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Related Abbreviations for dept

DEPT

department

dept.

1.
department
2.
deputy
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