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Godspeed

[ god-speed ]
/ ˈgɒdˈspid /
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noun
good fortune; success (used as a wish to a person starting on a journey, a new venture, etc.).
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Origin of Godspeed

1250–1300; Middle English, in the phrase God spede may God prosper (you). See God, speed
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British Dictionary definitions for Godspeed

Godspeed
/ (ˈɡɒdˈspiːd) /

interjection, noun
an expression of one's good wishes for a person's success and safety

Word Origin for Godspeed

C15: from God spede may God prosper (you)
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