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English "leave" and "depart" mean the same thing, so how does this warrant an additional definition? --EncycloPetey 16:08, 6 June 2010 (UTC)
Basic Wiktionary format
You really ought to learn basic Wiktionary format and layout. Please look again at WT:ELE and at model pages such as parrot and listen. Compare these with the sorts of edits you've been making. --EncycloPetey 16:16, 6 June 2010 (UTC)