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sep·a·ra·tist

 (sĕp′ər-ə-tĭst, sĕp′rə-, sĕp′ə-rā′-)
n.
1. One who secedes or advocates separation from a group, as from a nation or an established church.
2. One who advocates cultural, ethnic, or racial separation.

sep′a·ra·tism n.
sep′a·ra·tist adj.
sep′a·ra·tis′tic adj.

separatism

an advocacy of separation, especially ecclesiastical or political separation, as the secession of U.S. states before the Civl War. — separatist, n., adj.
See also: Politics
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.separatism - a social system that provides separate facilities for minority groups
social organisation, social organization, social structure, social system, structure - the people in a society considered as a system organized by a characteristic pattern of relationships; "the social organization of England and America is very different"; "sociologists have studied the changing structure of the family"
racial segregation - segregation by race
de facto segregation - segregation (especially in schools) that happens in fact although not required by law
de jure segregation - segregation that is imposed by law
sex segregation, purdah - the traditional Hindu or Muslim system of keeping women secluded
white separatism - a social system in which white people live separately from members of other races
2.separatism - a disposition toward schism and secession from a larger group; the principles and practices of separatists; "separatism is a serious problem in Quebec"; "demands for some form of separatism on grounds of religion have been perceived as a threat to mainstream education"
disposition - a natural or acquired habit or characteristic tendency in a person or thing; "a swelling with a disposition to rupture"
3.separatism - advocacy of a policy of strict separation of church and state
separation - the social act of separating or parting company; "the separation of church and state"

separatism

noun
The policy or practice of political, legal, economic, or social discrimination, as against the members of a minority group:
Translations
النَّزْعَةُ الإنْفِصاليَّه
separatismus
adskillelseseparatisme
különállásszeparatizmus
aîskilnaîarstefna
separatizmus
ayrılıkçılıkbağımsızlık eğilimi

separatism

[ˈsepərətɪzəm] Nseparatismo m

separatism

[ˈsɛpərətɪzəm] nséparatisme m

separatism

nSeparatismus m

separatism

[ˈsɛprəˌtɪzm] nseparatismo

separate

(ˈsepəreit) verb
1. (sometimes with into or from) to place, take, keep or force apart. He separated the money into two piles; A policeman tried to separate the men who were fighting.
2. to go in different directions. We all walked along together and separated at the cross-roads.
3. (of a husband and wife) to start living apart from each other by choice.
(-rət) adjective
1. divided; not joined. He sawed the wood into four separate pieces; The garage is separate from the house.
2. different or distinct. This happened on two separate occasions; I like to keep my job and my home life separate.
ˈseparateness noun
ˈseparable adjective
that can be separated.
ˈseparately (-rət-) adverb
in a separate way; not together.
ˈseparates (-rəts) noun plural
garments (eg jerseys, skirts, trousers, blouses, shirts) that can be worn together in varying combinations.
ˌsepaˈration noun
1. the act of separating or the state or period of being separated. They were together again after a separation of three years.
2. a (legal) arrangement by which a husband and wife remain married but live separately.
ˈseparatist (-rə-) noun
a person who urges separation from an established political state, church etc.
ˈseparatism noun
separate off
to make or keep (a part or parts) separate.
separate out
to make or keep separate or distinct.
separate up (often with into)
to divide. The house has been separated up into different flats.

separate is spelt with -ar- (not -er-).
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