- cessation of conjugal cohabitation, as by mutual consent.
- judicial separation.
Origin of separation
OTHER WORDS FROM separationnon·sep·a·ra·tion, nounpre·sep·a·ra·tion, nounre·sep·a·ra·tion, noun
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How to use separation in a sentence
Instead, it spoke to the universe’s separation into kingdoms of independent sizes, a perspective that guides many corners of physics today.How Mathematical ‘Hocus-Pocus’ Saved Particle Physics|Charlie Wood|September 17, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Harry ranked dead last in separation last season among all qualifying NFL WRs.We Knew A Football Team Would Win In Week 1. But Maybe Not ‘Football Team.’|Sara Ziegler (email@example.com)|September 14, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
In addition to the labeling requirements, there is the issue of advertisers being virtually unable to verify whether creative separation was maintained for their streaming ads.
One possible effect of the changes could be an even wider separation between the biggest and smallest companies in the mobile gaming ecosystem, which is the largest category of paid apps.‘Speeding up market consolidation’: Apple’s privacy changes expected to spark wave of gaming and ad tech M&A|Lara O'Reilly|September 3, 2020|Digiday
In her separation from Bezos, Scott retained 25% of the couple’s stock in Amazon, or about a 4% stake in the entire company.MacKenzie Scott is now the wealthiest woman in the world|ehinchliffe|September 2, 2020|Fortune
He advocates a secular regime with a total separation of religion form the government.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015|Movements.Org|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Enter Americans United for Separation of Church and State, which threatened to sue.
But the picture is torn in half by the geographic separation of the friezes.Britain Has Lost Its Marbles: Elgin Loan Will Appease Putin|Geoffrey Robertson|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even in the painful separation of child and parent, there was humour.The Rancid Ballad of Johnny Rotten: His Memoir Seethes With Anger—And Charm|Legs McNeil|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the second thing is the way this city has changed in recent years, the intensification of the separation.
These differences of interests will lead to disputes, ill blood, and finally to separation.
Wharton left Vienna, the morning after his separation from Louis in the garden of the chateau.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Punch went out and wept bitterly with Judy, into whose fair head he had driven some ideas of the meaning of separation.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
The clear, straw-colored fluid which is left after separation of the coagulum is called blood-serum.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
But also it was an inarticulate yearning to find that state of safety where he and she dwelt secure from separation—in the 'sea.'The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
British Dictionary definitions for separation
- the act of jettisoning a burnt-out stage of a multistage rocket
- the instant at which such a stage is jettisoned