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separation

See also: séparation

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EtymologyEdit

Attested in the 15th Century CE; from Old French separation, from Latin separationem.

NounEdit

separation (plural separations)

  1. The act of disuniting two or more things, or the condition of being separated.
  2. The place at which a division occurs.
  3. An interval, gap or space that separates things.
  4. (law) An agreement terminating a relationship between husband and wife, but short of a divorce.
  5. (military) Departure from active duty, while not necessarily leaving the service entirely.

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  • separation” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary (2001).

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