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 for leave-taking
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Leave-taking \Leave"-tak`ing\, n.
     Taking of leave; the act of departing politely; the giving of
     parting compliments. --Shak.
  
     Syn: farewell, leave, parting.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  leave-taking
      n 1: the act of departing politely; "he disliked long
           farewells"; "he took his leave"; "parting is such sweet
           sorrow" [syn: farewell, leave, leave-taking,
           parting]

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