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  Definition of separation
  1. the act of dividing or disconnecting
  2. the social act of separating or parting company; "the separation of church and state"
  3. (law) the cessation of cohabitation of man and wife (either by mutual agreement or under a court order)
  4. sorting one thing from others; "the separation of wheat from chaff"; "the separation of mail by postal zones"
  5. the distance between things; "fragile items require separation and cushioning"
  6. termination of employment (by resignation or dismissal)
  7. coming apart
  8. the space where a division or parting occurs; "he hid in the separation between walls"
  9. the state of lacking unity
Similar Words: legal separation, interval, breakup, detachment

 

Hyponyms: avulsion, dissociation, secession, withdrawal, Secession, disunion, disconnection, disjunction, division, detachment, disengagement, tear, removal, remotion, partition, partitioning, segmentation, sectionalization, sectionalisation, divergence, divergency, divorce, divorcement, seclusion, isolation, closing off, segregation, sequestration, threshing, winnow, winnowing, sifting, clearance, rupture, breach, break, severance, rift, falling out, discreteness, distinctness, separateness, severalty, discontinuity, disjuncture, disconnectedness, disassociation

 

Attributes: separate

 

Derivational Morphology: separate, disunite, divide, part, split, split up, break, break up, detach, come off, come away

 

Anagrams: operations, Anisoptera, spearpoint, proteinase

 

 
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