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separate

adjective
verb
phrases
adjective
1 adjective individualar leith  c m uit's a separate building foirgneamh ar leith atá ann, foirgneamh ann féin is ea éeach child has a separate room tá seomra dá chuid féin ag gach páiste, tá a sheomra féin ag gach páistethey sleep in separate rooms codlaíonn siad i seomraí éagsúla, ní chodlaíonn siad sa seomra céannathe apartment is separate from the house tá an t-árasán scoite ón teachit's on a separate page tá sé ar leathanach ar leith, tá sé ar leathanach eilesalary is a separate item on the agenda tá tuarastal ina mhír ann féin ar an gclárwe have very separate viewpoints tá dearcadh an-éagsúil againn, is mór atá eadrainn ó thaobh dearcaidh de, ní hionann dearcadh dúinnthe two issues are separate dhá ábhar ar leith atá iontu, níl aon bhaint ag an dá ábhar le chéilethat's an entirely separate matter sin rud eile ar fad, scéal eile ar fad atá ansin
verb
2 verb move, keep apart; extract TRANSITIVEscar verb  c m udeighil verb  c m uto separate the meat from the bone an fheoil a scaradh ón gcnámh, an fheoil a bhaint den chnámhthe plutonium and uranium are separated out deighltear an plútóiniam agus an t-úráiniamto separate children and parents páistí agus tuismitheoirí a scaradh óna chéileto separate people from each another daoine a dheighilt ó chéile
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3 verb things: move apart INTRANSITIVEdeighil verb  c m uscar verb  c m u 4 verb break up a fight between (people, groups) TRANSITIVEtéigh idir PhrVscar ó chéileI separated the two boys chuaigh mé idir an bheirt bhuachaillí, scar mé an bheirt bhuachaillí ó chéile 5 verb stop living with partner INTRANSITIVEscar verb  c m uimigh ó PhrV  c m uthe couple separated scar an lánúin, d'imigh an lánúin óna chéile 6 verb divide (sth) into parts, groups TRANSITIVEdeighil óna chéileroinn óna chéileto separate words into syllables focail a roinnt ina siollaípeople were separated by class bhí daoine deighilte de réir aicme 7 verb divide into parts INTRANSITIVEdeighil verb  c m uscar verb  c m uthe colours began to separate out thosaigh na dathanna ag imdhealú 8 verb consider individually TRANSITIVEdealaigh verb  c m uscar verb  c m uscag verb  c m uit's difficult to separate these two issues is deacair an dá cheist seo a dhealú óna chéile, is deacair an dá cheist seo a scaradh óna chéileto separate truth from error an fhírinne a scagadh ón mbréag 9 verb mark divide between TRANSITIVEdeighil verb  c m uscar verb  c m uroinn verb  c m ua river separates the two counties tá abhainn ina teorainn idir an dá chontaethe garden is separated from the factory by a fence tá sconsa idir an gairdín agus an mhonarcha 10 verb mark distinction between TRANSITIVEdealaigh verb  c m uthis is what separates Croke Park from other stadia seo an difear idir Páirc an Chrócaigh agus staideanna eile, seo an rud a scarann Páirc an Chrócaigh ó staideanna eile 11 verb mark disagreement, difference between TRANSITIVEdealaigh verb  c m uscar ó PhrV  c m uthe differences that separate people na difríochtaí a dhealaíonn daoine óna chéile, na difríochtaí a chothaíonn deighilt idir dhaoine 12 verb mark age difference between TRANSITIVEonly six months separated us ní raibh eadrainn ach sé mhí 13 verb mark time difference between TRANSITIVEonly twenty five years separated the two wars ní raibh idir an dá chogadh ach cúig bliana is fiche 14 verb mark difference in score between TRANSITIVEonly three points separated the teams ní raibh idir na foirne ach trí phointe
phrases

to go your separate ways

1 end relationshipthe marriage is over, we're going our separate ways tá an pósadh cliste, táimid ag dul ár mbealach féin 2 end working relationshipafter the group broke up we went our separate ways nuair a bhris an grúpa suas chuamar ár mbealach féin, nuair a bhris an grúpa suas rinneamar ar fad rudaí éagsúla 3 go off in different directionwe went to the club but then went our separate ways chuamar go dtí an club ach níor fhanamar le chéile ann

to keep sth separate from sth

(also

to keep sth and sth separate

) keep raw meat separate from cooked meats coinnigh feoil amh scartha ó fheoil chócaráilte, coinnigh feoil amh agus feoil chócaráilte scartha óna chéilekeep your PIN number separate from your card coinnigh d'uimhir UAP agus do chárta in áiteanna ar leith

to separate the men from the boys

na caoirigh a scaradh ó na huain

to separate the sheep from the goats

na caoirigh a scaradh ó na gabhair

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