ADV: ADV with v, oft ADV from n
If people or things are dealt with separately or do something separately, they are dealt with or do something at different times or places, rather than together.

Cook each vegetable separately until just tender...

Chris had insisted that we went separately to the club.


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  • Separately — Separate Sep a*rate, p. a. [L. separatus, p. p. ] 1. Divided from another or others; disjoined; disconnected; separated; said of things once connected. [1913 Webster] Him that was separate from his brethren. Gen. xlix. 26. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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