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separate

verb
 
/ˈsep·ər·eɪt/ ( present participle separating, past tense and past participle separated)
to divide into parts, or to make something divide into parts
(~に)分かれる, ~を分ける
I separated the class into three groups.
to move apart, or to make people move apart
別れる, ~を隔てる
I’ll separate you two if you don’t stop talking!
to start to live in a different place from your husband or wife because the relationship has ended
別居する
My parents separated when I was four.
(Definition of separate verb from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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