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separate to put or keep apart; disunite; part. [12 definitions]
separately apart; not together; in a separate way.
separation the act of separating or condition of being separated. [4 definitions]
separation of power the division of authority among entities holding power, esp. among the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the U.S. government.
separatist one who advocates or participates in the separation of a political, religious, or racial group from a larger group to which it has belonged.
separator someone or something that separates, such as a machine that separates cream from milk.
Sephardim European Jews who settled in Spain, Portugal, and northern Africa before the Inquisition, or their descendants. (Cf. Ashkenazim.)
sepia a brownish pigment usu. made from secretions of certain cuttlefish, or of the ink made from such a pigment. [2 definitions]
sepoy in India, formerly, a native soldier who served in a European army, esp. the British army.
seppuku hara-kiri.
sepsis infection, esp. by pus-forming bacteria in the blood or tissues.
Sept. abbreviation of "September," the ninth month of the Gregorian calendar year, having thirty days.
sept-1 seven.
sept-2 divider.
septa pl. of septum.
September the ninth month of the Gregorian calendar year, having thirty days.
septennial taking place every seven years. [3 definitions]
septet seven singers or instrumentalists as a group. [3 definitions]
septic infected with harmful or destructive bacteria. [2 definitions]
septicemia persistent infection of the blood stream by harmful bacteria or their toxins.
septic tank an underground tank in which solid organic waste material is decomposed by anaerobic bacteria.