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separate

adjective
 
 
/ˈsepərət/
NOT JOINED B1 not joined or touching anything else: a separate compartment I try to keep meat separate from other food.Separateness and isolation in spaceAlone
NOT AFFECTING B2 not affecting or related to each other: I've asked him to turn his music down on three separate occasions. I have my professional life and my private life and I try to keep them separate.Separateness and isolation in spaceAloneParticular and individual
DIFFERENT B1 different: Use a separate sheet of paper.Different and difference
separately adverb
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