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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sep·a·rat·ism /ˈsɛp(ə)rəˌtɪzəm/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sep·a·ra·tism n.  The character or act of a separatist; disposition to withdraw from a church; the practice of so withdrawing.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a social system that provides separate facilities for
           minority groups [syn: segregation]
      2: 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"