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Definitions of separation:
  • noun:   the act of dividing or disconnecting
  • noun:   the social act of separating or parting company
    Example: "The separation of church and state"
  • noun:   sorting one thing from others
    Example: "The separation of wheat from chaff"
  • noun:   termination of employment (by resignation or dismissal)
  • noun:   coming apart
  • noun:   the space where a division or parting occurs
    Example: "He hid in the separation between walls"
  • noun:   the state of lacking unity
  • noun:   (law) the cessation of cohabitation of man and wife (either by mutual agreement or under a court order)
  • noun:   the distance between things
    Example: "Fragile items require separation and cushioning"

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