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1 adjective
sep‧a‧rate1 S2 W2 [no comparative]
1 different:
Use separate knives for raw and cooked meat.
My wife and I have separate bank accounts.
2 not related to or not affected by something else:
That's a separate issue.
He was attacked on two separate occasions.
separate from
He tries to keep his professional life completely separate from his private life.
3 not joined to or touching something else:
The gym and the sauna are in separate buildings.
separate from
Keep the fish separate from the other food.

go your separate ways

a) if people go their separate ways, they stop being friends or lovers
b) if people who have been travelling together go their separate ways, they start travelling in different directions
separately adverb:
They did arrive together, but I think they left separately.

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