Definition of 'separation'
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And yet it builds beautifully into a touching meditation on loss and separation through death. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Whether that leaving means separation or divorce is something each spouse and each pastor have to consider. Christianity Today (2000)There was then no clear separation between the sciences of cosmology and biology. Infinite in All Directions (1989)It was limited to agreements containing financial arrangements or to separation agreements which contained no financial arrangements. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The long separation from his brother begins. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In recent weeks signals of separation have become more glaring. The Sun (2010)An example of such a key issue that frequently emerges is that of early separation and loss. Taking Child Abuse Seriously: Contemporary issues in child protection theory and practice (1990)Last night it was clear that their separation was expected to be permanent. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Divorce and separation or bereavement and the ensuing loneliness. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)This long period of separation allows the bones not only to grow but also to change in their relative position. The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)The couple announced their separation last September after months of speculation. Times, Sunday Times (2006)How does the policy impact families before, during and after couple separation? Times, Sunday Times (2014)A long marriage ends in the separation of death. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We also agreed on our split of assets in a separation agreement, which we had drawn up by a lawyer. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'separation'
British English: separation /ˌsɛpəˈreɪʃən/ NOUN
The separation of two or more things or groups is the fact that they are separate or become separate, and are not linked.
Separation from family is always traumatic.
- American English: separation
- Arabic: اِنْفِصال
- Brazilian Portuguese: separação
- Chinese: 分离
- Croatian: odvajanje
- Czech: odloučení
- Danish: separation
- Dutch: scheiding
- European Spanish: separación
- Finnish: erottaminen
- French: séparation
- German: Trennung
- Greek: χωρισμός
- Italian: separazione
- Japanese: 分離
- Korean: 분리
- Norwegian: separasjon
- Polish: rozdzielenie
- European Portuguese: separação
- Romanian: separare
- Russian: разделение
- Spanish: separación
- Swedish: separation
- Thai: การแยกจากกัน
- Turkish: ayrılma
- Ukrainian: відокремлення
- Vietnamese: sự chia cắt
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