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separation

Pronunciation: /ˌsepəˈreɪʃən/

Translation of separation in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (division) separación (feminine) separation of powers/of church and state separación de poderes/entre Iglesia y Estado
    Example sentences
    • This finding was the basis for separation into the 2 groups.
    • Elliott's thematic gear shifting and tempo changing make the album's separation into eight tracks largely beside the point.
    • This genetic separation into two groups was also clear when working with the complete set of 306 plants.
    1.2 countable/numerable (gap) separación (feminine)
  • 2 countable/numerable 2.1 (time of being apart) separación (feminine) 2.2 (estrangement) separación (feminine) judicial separation separación (feminine) legal
    Example sentences
    • Moreover, he had just completed the purchase of the new family house, which is not readily consistent with an extended trial separation.
    • I was asked to determine the value of the wife's pension and the husband's entitlement to a credit for payment of the wife's debt after separation.
    • At the time of separation the wife had not worked outside the home for 17 years.

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