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part

verb
 
 
/pɑːt/
SEPARATE [I, T] If two sides of something part, they become separated, and if you part them, you make them separate: Slowly her lips parted and she smiled.Separating and dividing
LEAVE [I, T] formal If two people part, or if one person parts from another, they leave each other: That summer, after six years of marriage, we parted. Even after we parted company, we remained in contact.Separating and dividingEnding relationships and divorce
HAIR [T] to brush your hair in two directions so that there is a straight line showing on your head: In my school days, I had long hair parted in the middle.Separating and dividingHairstyles
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