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separate

adjective  /ˈsep·ər·ət/ us  
existing or happening independently or in a different physical space: The middle school and the high school are in two separate buildings. I have my public life and my private life, and as far as possible I try to keep them separate.
separately
adverb  /ˈsep·ər·ət·li/ us  
You have to wash dark clothes and white stuff separately.
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