Meaning of SEPARATION in English

SEPARATION

noun

1.

the act, process, or an instance of separating or of being separated

separation of church and state

their separation was a sad occasion

Synonyms: detachment, dissolution, disunion, division, divorce, divorcement, partition, rupture, split-up

Related Word: disrelation, dissociation, disunity, parting, shedding; disconnection, disjointedness, disjointure; breakup, disjunction, dissection, sequestration; diffluence, dispersal; dichotomy, diremption, trichotomy

Contrasted words: combination; unification

Antonyms: union

2.

Synonyms: segregation , apartheid, separateness, separatism

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