Meaning of SEPARATION in English

SEPARATION

transcription, транскрипция: [ sepəreɪʃ(ə)n ]

( separations)

1.

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.

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2.

During a separation , people who usually live together are not together.

All children will tend to suffer from separation from their parents and siblings.

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3.

If a couple who are married or living together have a separation , they decide to live apart.

They agreed to a trial separation.

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