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Adverb: apart  u'paa(r)t
  1. Separated or at a distance in place or position or time
    "These towns are many miles apart"; "stood with his legs apart"; "born two years apart"
  2. Not taken into account or excluded from consideration
    "these problems apart, the country is doing well";
    - aside
  3. Away from another or others
    "they grew apart over the years"; "kept apart from the group out of shyness"; "decided to live apart"
  4. Placed or kept separate and distinct as for a purpose
    "had a feeling of being set apart"; "quality sets it apart";
    - aside
  5. One from the other
    "people can't tell the twins apart"
  6. Into parts or pieces
    "he took his father's watch apart"; "split apart";
    - asunder
Adjective: apart  u'paa(r)t
  1. Remote and separate physically or socially
    "existed over the centuries as a world apart"; "preserved because they inhabited a place apart";
    - isolated, obscure, out on a limb
  2. Having characteristics not shared by others
    "scientists felt they were a group apart"

See also: separate, unconnected

Encyclopedia: Apart