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adjective British English pronunciation: separate /ˈsep(ə)rət/
  1. 1
    not together, or not joined to something else

    My brother and I always had separate rooms.

    My parents have separate bank accounts.

    They're not divorced but they lead completely separate lives (=do not do things together).

    separate from:

    Clients' funds should be kept separate from the firm's own money.

  2. 2
    different, or new

    Each apartment has its own separate entrance.

    Answer each question on a separate sheet of paper.

  3. 3
    not related

    Police have killed seven guerrillas in three separate incidents this week.

    That's an entirely separate matter.

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separately

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