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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.
As he pulled, the pipe separated from the wall and broke.
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.
Millie’s parents separated when she was three.
This political skill separates him from other ultra-conservative politicians.
Only three points separated the top two teams.