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separate

verb     /ˈsep.ər.eɪt/ US  /-ə.reɪt/
[I or T] to (cause to) divide into parts (使)分离;(使)分开 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。 Separating and dividing
[I or T] to make people move apart or into different places, or to move apart (使)分开;(使)分散 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。 Isolating and separating
[T] to consider two people or things as different or not related 分开考虑;认为(两者)不相关 You can't separate morality from politics. 你不能把道德与政治分开考虑。 Separating and dividing
[I] If a liquid separates it becomes two different liquids. (液体)分离 Separating and dividing
[I] to start to live in a different place from your husband or wife because the relationship has ended (夫妻)分居 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。 Ending relationships and divorce
(Definition of separate verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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