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From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] separatus, perfect passive participle of separare (“‘separate’”), from sepire, saepire (“‘enclose, hedge in’”).
- (Adjective and noun):
Adjectiveseparate (not comparable)
- Apart from (the rest); not connected to or attached to (anything else).
- This chair can be disassembled into five separate pieces.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Not together (with); not united (to).
- I try to keep my personal life separate from work.
Third person singular
- (transitive) To divide (a thing) into separate parts.
- Separate the articles from the headings.
- (transitive) To cause (things or people) to be separate.
- If the kids get too noisy, separate them for a few minutes.
- (intransitive) To divide itself into separate pieces or substances.
- The sauce will separate if you don't keep stirring.
- (usually Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Anything that is sold by itself, especially an article of clothing.
- The spelling is separate. *Seperate is a common misspelling.
- second-person plural indicative present of separare
- second-person plural imperative of separare
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