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sever

verb break apart, break off, cleave, cut, cut adrift, detach, dirimere, disband, disconnect, disengage, disjoin, dismember, dispair, dispart, dissever, dissociate, dissolve, disunite, divide, dividere, divorce, fissure, isolate, keep apart, lacerate, lop off, part, partition, rend, rend asunder, rive, rupture, segment, segregate, separare, set apart, slit, splinter, split, subdivide, sunder, tear, unbind, uncouple, unfasten, untie, wrench
Associated concepts: sever a claim, sever a party, sever an action, severable cause of action, severable contract
See also: abandon, break, detach, dichotomize, disband, discontinue, disengage, disjoint, dissociate, dissolve, divide, divorce, estrange, excise, interrupt, isolate, luxate, part, partition, rend, separate, split, subdivide

TO SEVER, practice. When defendants who are sued jointly have separate defences, they may in general sever, that is, each one rely on his own separate defence; each may plead severally and insist on his own separate plea. See Severance.

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Generalmente, los ninos con Sever, presentan dolor que se ha ido convirtiendo en autolimitante tras varias semanas de evolucion (24,11).
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Sever suggested that the regular occurrence of more than about a 10- to 15-mm Hg difference in systolic blood pressure from office visit to visit can be viewed as a practical indicator of excessive variability.
On his previous releases, Sever recorded live with his band over a mere couple of days.
Sever had claimed that the Zaman daily reported GE-l's statement with the headline, "A journalist should not engage in any act other than journalism," but said that GE-l had never made these remarks in his statement.
I look at all the songs I write as blank slates," Sever said.
According to the health officers that Osman Sever have a risk of death and is being under intensive care unit.
Ms Sever, who was a local councillor in Birmingham and handled media relations for the Benefits Agency, was a former director of Birmingham Airport and chairman of the National Exhibition Centre and Convention Centre committee between 1986 and 1993.
Eradicating such references would sever ties to a history that sustains this Nation even today.
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Prosecutor Kevin McCallum added: "Attempts had been made to try to sever his head and a successful attempt was made to sever his right hand.
Sever,'' rogue agent and lethal weapon Sever (played with icy presence by Lucy Liu) sits calmly at a table in a public area in Vancouver, British Columbia, apparently just waiting to be ambushed.