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separate

verb
 
 
/ˈsep.ər.eɪt/ US  /-ə.reɪt/
[I or T] to (cause to) divide into parts
(使)分離;(使)分開
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。
Separating and dividing
[I or T] to make people move apart or into different places, or to move apart
(使)分開;(使)分散
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。
Isolating and separating
[T] to consider two people or things as different or not related
分開考慮;認爲(兩者)不相關
You can't separate morality from politics.
你不能把道德與政治分開考慮。
Separating and dividing
[I] If a liquid separates it becomes two different liquids.
(液體)分離
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.
我六歲的時候父母分居,幾年之後他們便離婚了。
Ending relationships and divorce
(Definition of separate verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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