Meaning of SEPARATION in English

SEPARATION

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌse-pə-ˈrā-shən ]

noun

Date: 14th century

1. : the act or process of separating : the state of being separated

2.

a. : a point, line, or means of division

b. : an intervening space : gap

the separation between wheel spokes

3.

a. : cessation of cohabitation between a married couple by mutual agreement or judicial decree

b. : termination of a contractual relationship (as employment or military service)

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.