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English definition of “separate”


verb     /ˈsepəreɪt/
[I or T] to divide into parts , or cause something to divide into parts : separate (sth) from sth They oppose the idea of Scotland separating from Britain .separate sth into sth We separated the workspace into cubicles using screens . separate a company / business
[T] to consider two people or things as different or not connected : separate sth from sth These economic decisions cannot be separated from politics .separate sth and sth I find it difficult to separate home and business .
(Definition of separate verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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