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separation

sep·a·ra·tion

separation

 
 
pronunciation:
se pr reI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of separating or condition of being separated.
synonyms:
disjunction, dissociation, division, parting
antonyms:
unification, union
similar words:
break, partition, remove, resolution
definition 2: a place or point of division.
synonyms:
division, parting
antonyms:
link
definition 3: a hole or space that separates; gap.
synonyms:
breach, distance, gap
antonyms:
join
similar words:
interval
definition 4: a legal arrangement in which married couples live separately either prior to or without obtaining a divorce.
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