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Spanish translation of “separate”


verb /ˈsepəreit/
(sometimes with intoor from) to place , take, keep or force apart
He separated the money into two piles A policeman tried to separate the men who were fighting .
to go in different directions
We all walked along together and separated at the crossroads .
(of a husband and wife ) to start living apart from each other by choice
The couple separated last year .
separateness noun
separable adjective that can be separated .
separately /-rət-/ adverb in a separate way; not together
por separado
We each made our way to Jeff’s apartment separately.
separates /-rəts/ noun plural garments (eg jerseys , skirts , trousers , blouses , shirts ) that can be worn together in varying combinations .
prendas de ropa
separation noun the act of separating or the state or period of being separated
They were together again after a separation of three years .
a ( legal ) arrangement by which a husband and wife remain married but live separately .
separatist /-rə-/ noun a person who urges separation from an established political state , church etc
(also adjective ) a separatist movement .
separatism noun
separate off phrasal verb to make or keep (a part or parts ) separate.
separar , guardar aparte
The rich live in areas that are separated off from the poor .
separate out phrasal verb to make or keep separate or distinct
I separated out the coloured clothes from the others before putting them in the washing machine .
separate up phrasal verb (often with into) to divide
The house has been separated up into different flats .
separate is spelt with -ar- (not -er-).
(Definition of separate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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