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Translation of separate in French:

/ˈsepərət/ adj

  • 1 (independent, apart) [piece, section] à part she has a separate room elle a une chambre à part the flat is separate from the rest of the house l'appartement est indépendant du reste de la maison keep the knives separate rangez les couteaux séparément keep the knives separate from the forks séparez les couteaux des fourchettes
  • 2 (different) [sections, problems] différent/-e; [organizations, agreements] distinct/-e they have separate rooms ils ont chacun leur chambre they asked for separate bills (in restaurant) ils ont demandé chacun leur addition

/ˈsepəreɪt/ vt

/ˈsepəreɪt/ vi

  • se séparer (from de)

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