Separation and Union


Separation noun - The act or process of a whole separating into two or more parts or pieces.
Usage example: the separation of Norway and Sweden into two independent nations in 1905

Union is an antonym for separation in break-up topic.


Union noun - The act or an instance of joining two or more things into one.
Usage example: the union of East Germany and West Germany that became possible after the fall of communism

Separation is an antonym for union in topics: merger, cause.

How words are described

better better separation better union
complete complete separation complete union
constant constant separation constant union
political political separation political union
Other adjectives: less, genetic.

Both words in one sentence

  • Useful Notes / The American Civil War The separation of West Virginia from Virginia: When Virginia voted to secede from the Union, the counties in the northwest part of the state chose to stay, and decide to form a new state.
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