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An example use of separation in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… the dog separation anxiety is a big one …”
Separation means the act of dividing something into parts or the state of being divided into parts.
the word separation occurs in english on average 18.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that separation can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) communication, information, and media;
3) transport and travel;