Meaning of SEPARATION in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ sepəreɪʃ(ə)n ]
The separation of two or more things or groups is the fact that they are separate or become separate, and are not linked.
...a ‘Christian republic’ in which there was a clear separation between church and state.
N-VAR : oft N of/from/between n
During a separation , people who usually live together are not together.
All children will tend to suffer from separation from their parents and siblings.
If a couple who are married or living together have a separation , they decide to live apart.
They agreed to a trial separation.
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006