send-off

[ send-awf, -of ]
/ ˈsɛndˌɔf, -ˌɒf /

noun

a demonstration of good wishes for a person setting out on a trip, career, or other venture: They gave him a rousing send-off at the pier.
a start given to a person or thing.

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Origin of send-off

1855–60, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase send off
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