Translation of "separate" - English-Traditional 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. 藝術系和主要的學院在兩座獨立的大樓中。
I try to keep meat separate from other food in the fridge. 我想把肉和冰箱裡的其他食物分開放。
I have my public life and my private life, and as far as possible I try to keep them separate. 我有自己的公共生活和私人生活,並盡可能使兩者分開。
Three youths have been shot and killed in separate incidents this month. 這個月有三名年輕人在不同的事件中被槍殺。

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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. 這個國家的南北兩部分被一條山脈隔開。
You can get a special device for separating egg whites from yolks. 你可以買一種把蛋白與蛋黃分開的專用器具。
The top and bottom sections are quite difficult to separate. 頂部和底部很難分開。

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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. 在學校裡,他們總是設法把我和簡分開,因爲我們是搗蛋鬼。
Somehow, in the rush to get out of the building, I got separated from my mother. 急急忙忙衝出大樓的時候,不知怎麽的,我和媽媽走散了。
Perhaps we should separate now and meet up later. 或許我們現在應該分開,晚些時候再見面。


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

You can't separate morality from politics. 你不能把道德與政治分開考慮。

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. 我六歲的時候父母分居,幾年之後他們便離婚了。

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