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sep·a·ra·tive

 (sĕp′ə-rā′tĭv, sĕp′ər-ə-, sĕp′rə-)
adj.
Tending to separate or to cause separation.

separative

(ˈsɛpərətɪv; ˈsɛprə-)
adj
tending to separate or causing separation
ˈseparatively adv
ˈseparativeness n

sep•a•ra•tive

(ˈsɛp ər ə tɪv, -əˌreɪ-)

adj.
1. tending to separate.
2. causing separation.
[1585–95; < Late Latin]
sep′a•ra`tive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.separative - (used of an accent in Hebrew orthography) indicating that the word marked is separated to a greater or lesser degree rhythmically and grammatically from the word that follows it
disjunctive - serving or tending to divide or separate
2.separative - serving to separate or divide into parts; "partitive tendencies in education"; "the uniting influence was stronger than the separative"
disjunctive - serving or tending to divide or separate
3.separative - (of a word) referring singly and without exception to the members of a group; "whereas `each,' `every,' `either,' `neither,' and `none' are distributive or referring to a single member of a group, `which' in `which of the men' is separative"
distributive - serving to distribute or allot or disperse
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