Translation of "separate" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈsep.ər.ət/ us /ˈsep.ɚ.ət/

B1 existing or happening independently or in a different physical space

The art department and the music department are in two separate buildings. 艺术系和主学院在两座独立的大楼中。
I try to keep meat separate from other food in the fridge. 我想把肉同冰箱里的其他食物分开放。
I have my public life and my private life, and as far as possible I try to keep them separate. 我有自己的公众生活和私人生活,并尽可能使两者分开。
Three youths have been shot and killed in separate incidents this month. 这个月有3名年轻人在不同的事件中被枪杀。

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uk /ˈsep.ər.eɪt/ us /ˈsep.ə.reɪt/

separate verb (DIVIDE)

B2 [ I or T ] to (cause to) divide into parts

The north and south of the country are separated by a mountain range. 这个国家的南北两部分被一条山脉隔开。
You can get a special device for separating egg whites from yolks. 你可以买一种把蛋白与蛋黄分开的专用器具。
The top and bottom sections are quite difficult to separate. 顶部和底部很难分开。

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separate verb (MOVE APART)

B2 [ I or T ] to make people move apart or into different places, or to move apart

At school they always tried to separate Jane and me because we were troublemakers. 在学校里,他们总是设法把简和我分开,因为我们是捣蛋鬼。
Somehow, in the rush to get out of the building, I got separated from my mother. 急急忙忙冲出大楼的时候,不知怎么的,我和妈妈走散了。
Perhaps we should separate now and meet up later. 或许我们现在应该分开,晚些时候再见面。


[ T ] to consider two people or things as different or not related

You can't separate morality from politics. 你不能把道德与政治分开考虑。

separate verb (LIQUID)

[ I ] If a liquid separates, it becomes two different liquids.


separate verb (RELATIONSHIP)

B2 [ I ] to start to live in a different place from your husband or wife because the relationship has ended

My parents separated when I was six and divorced a couple of years later. 我6岁的时候父母分居,几年之后他们便离婚了。

(Translation of “separate” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)