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separate

US [ˈsepərət]
UK [ˈsep(ə)rət]
  • v.分离;区分;隔开;区别
  • adj.单独的;独立的;分开的;不同的
  • n.(杂志论文的)抽印本;单行本;可以不配套单独穿的妇女服装
  • Web分离的;分居;分隔
Simple Present:separates  Present Participle:separating  Past Tense:separated  
separate
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adj.
1.
~ (from sth/sb)
单独的;独立的;分开的forming a unit by itself; not joined to sth else
separate bedrooms
独立卧室
Raw meat must be kept separate from cooked meat.
生肉和熟肉必须分开存放。
The school is housed in two separate buildings.
学校设在两栋独立的楼房内。
2.
[ubn]
不同的;不相关的different; not connected
It happened on three separate occasions.
这事在三个不同的场合发生过。
For the past three years they have been leading totally separate lives.
三年来,他们完全是各过各的生活。
IDM
go your separate ways
断绝往来;分道扬镳to end a relationship with sb
分路而行;分手to go in a different direction from sb you have been travelling with
v.
1.
[i][t]
(使)分开,分离;分割;划分to divide into different parts or groups; to divide things into different parts or groups
Stir the sauce constantly so that it does not separate.
不停地搅动酱汁,免得出现分层。
Separate the eggs(= separate the yolk from the white) .
把蛋黄和蛋清分开。
It is impossible to separate belief from emotion.
信仰和感情是分不开的。
Make a list of points and separate them into ‘desirable’ and ‘essential’.
列出各点,把它们分成“渴望拥有的”和“绝对必要的”两类。
2.
[i][t]
(使)分离,分散to move apart; to make people or things move apart
South America and Africa separated 200 million years ago.
南美洲和非洲于 2 亿年前分离。
South America separated from Africa 200 million years ago.
2 亿年前南美洲和非洲分离。
We separated into several different search parties.
我们分成几个搜索小组。
Police tried to separate the two men who were fighting.
警察力图把两个打架的人分开。
The war separated many families.
这场战争使许多家庭离散。
Those suffering from infectious diseases were separated from the other patients.
传染病患者同其他病人隔离开来。
3.
[t]
隔开;阻隔to be between two people, areas, countries, etc. so that they are not touching or connected
A thousand kilometres separates the two cities.
两座城市相隔一千公里。
A high wall separated our back yard from the playing field.
我们的后院和运动场之间隔着一堵高墙。
4.
[i]
分居to stop living together as a couple with your husband, wife or partner
They separated last year.
他们于去年分居了。
He separated from his wife after 20 years of marriage.
他和妻子在结婚 20 年后分居了。
5.
[t]
~ sb/sth (from sb/sth)
区分;区别to make sb/sth different in some way from sb/sth else
Politics is the only thing that separates us(= that we disagree about) .
我们之间唯一的分歧是政治观点。
The judges found it impossible to separate the two contestants(= they gave them equal scores) .
裁判无法把两位参赛者分出高下。
Only four points separate the top three teams.
领先的三支队只相差四分。

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