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debouchment

[ dih-boosh-muhnt, -bouch- ]
/ dɪˈbuʃ mənt, -ˈbaʊtʃ- /
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noun
an act or instance of debouching.
Also de·bou·chure [dih-boo-shoor, dih-boo-shoor]. /dɪˈbu ʃʊər, dɪ buˈʃʊər/. Physical Geography. a mouth or outlet, as of a river or pass.
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Origin of debouchment

From the French word débouchement, dating back to 1820–30. See debouch, -ment
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British Dictionary definitions for debouchment

debouchment
/ (dɪˈbaʊtʃmənt) /

noun
the act or an instance of debouching
Also: debouchure (ˌdeɪbuːˈʃʊə) an outlet, mouth, or opening
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