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separate

adjective alone, apart, asunder, departing, detached, different, disassociated, disconnected, disjoined, disjointed, disjunct, disparate, disrelated, dissimilar, dissociated, distinct, disunited, divergent, divided, divorced, independent, individual, insular, isolated, lone, loose, parted, removed, secluded, secretus, segregated, separated, separatus, set apart, severed, split, sundered, unaccompanied, unaffiliated, unallied, unassociated, unattached, unattended, unconnected
Associated concepts: separate action, separate cause of action, separate maintenance

separate

verb alienate, break, break off, break up, cleave, come apart, come between, cut adrift, cut off, disassociate, disband, disconnect, disengage, disjoin, dismember, dispart, disperse, dissever, dissolve, disunite, divide, exclude, fractionize, hold apart, intersect, keep apart, part, part company, part ways, rend, rive, rupture, section, sectionalize, segment, separare, set apart, sever, splinter, split, split up, tear, unbind, uncouple, unloose, unmarry, unravel, untie, unyoke, winnow
Associated concepts: annul, divorce
See also: abandon, alienate, alone, apart, bifurcate, bipartite, classify, cross, cull, demarcate, detach, dichotomize, disband, disconnected, discontinue, discrete, discriminate, disengage, disentangle, disjoint, disjunctive, disorganize, disparate, disperse, dissociate, distill, distinct, distinguish, divide, eliminate, estrange, except, excise, exclude, exclusive, extract, extrinsic, foreign, impertinent, individual, insular, insulate, interrupt, irrelative, irrelevant, isolate, liberate, luxate, particular, private, purge, relegate, remove, screen, secede, seclude, select, sequester, sever, singular, sole, solitary, sort, specific, split, sporadic, subdivide, substantive, unrelated, withdraw
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The world's largest confectionery group said in March it would separate off its Dr Pepper and 7UP unit, and a sale to private equity buyers seemed most likely, until turbulence in the debt markets forced the auction to be delayed in late July.
Well, I happen to think that we do because none of the other two parties want to, for instance, separate off high street banking from casino banking and really get them lending to British business.
We could also separate off banking and petrol businesses.