- The state of lacking unity.
- Coming apart.
- The distance between things.
- usage: "fragile items require separation and cushioning"
- synonyms: interval
- Sorting one thing from others.
- usage: "the separation of wheat from chaff"; "the separation of mail by postal zones"
- The social act of separating or parting company.
- usage: "the separation of church and state"
- The space where a division or parting occurs.
- usage: "he hid in the separation between walls"
- The termination of employment (by resignation or dismissal. )
- Law) the cessation of cohabitation of man and wife (either by mutual agreement or under a court order. ()
- synonyms: legal separation
- The act of dividing or disconnecting. .
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