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The army was called in to help separate the warring factions.
The child may be separated from his mother while she receives treatment.
A large river separates the north of the city from the south.
Their garden is separated from the factory by a tall fence.
They are separated by thousands of miles.
The two issues need to be separated to discuss them fairly.
This political skill separates him from other ultra-conservative politicians.
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