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departed

[dih-pahr-tid] /dɪˈpɑr tɪd/
adjective
1.
deceased; dead.
2.
gone; past.
noun
3.
the departed.
  1. the dead person referred to.
  2. dead persons collectively.
Origin
1550-1560
1550-60; depart + -ed2
Related forms
undeparted, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for the de parted

departed

/dɪˈpɑːtɪd/
adjective
1.
(euphemistic)
  1. dead; deceased
  2. (as sing or collective noun; preceded by the): the departed
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