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separate Idioms & Phrases


Separate estate

  • (Law), an estate limited to a married woman independent of her husband.
Webster 1913

Separate maintenance

  • (Law), an allowance made to a wife by her husband under deed of separation.
Webster 1913

separate off

  • verb partition by means of a divider, such as a screen
    screen off.
    • screen off this part of the room
WordNet

separate out

  • verb remove by passing through a filter
    filter; filtrate; filter out; strain.
    • filter out the impurities
WordNet

Separated flowers

  • (Bot.), flowers which have stamens and pistils in separate flowers; diclinous flowers.
Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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