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To separate an object or area into parts - synonyms or related words

take apart

to separate an object into pieces

take down

to separate a large structure into pieces



to separate people or things into smaller groups or parts

break down

to divide something such as a total amount into separate parts

carve up

to divide something such as land between different people or countries, especially in a way that seems unfair



to divide or break something into several parts, or to be divided or broken into several parts



to share something by dividing it into separate parts

screen off

to separate one part of a room from another, for example to make it more private



to divide into two or more parts



to separate the parts of something such as a machine so that they no longer form a single unit

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patio diplomacy

high-level diplomats meeting and dining in an informal environment e.g. a party or club

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