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

 apart /əˈpɑrt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·part adv.
 1. Separately, in regard to space or company; in a state of separation as to place; aside.
    Others apart sat on a hill retired.   --Milton.
    The Lord hath set apart him that is godly for himself.   --Ps. iv. 3.
 2. In a state of separation, of exclusion, or of distinction, as to purpose, use, or character, or as a matter of thought; separately; independently; as, consider the two propositions apart.
 3. Aside; away. “Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness.”
    Let Pleasure go, put Care apart.   --Keble.
 4. In two or more parts; asunder; to piece; as, to take a piece of machinery apart.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: remote and separate physically or socially; "existed over
             the centuries as a world apart"; "preserved because
             they inhabited a place apart"- W.H.Hudson; "tiny
             isolated villages remote from centers of
             civilization"; "an obscure village" [syn: apart(p),
             isolated, obscure]
      2: not living together as man and wife; "decided to live
         apart"; "maintaining separate households"; "they are
         separated" [syn: apart(p), separate, separated]
      3: having characteristics not shared by others; "scientists
         felt they were a group apart"- Vannever Bush [syn: apart(p)]
      adv 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"; "all
         joking aside, I think you're crazy" [syn: 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"; "a
         day set aside for relaxing" [syn: 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"; "torn asunder" [syn: asunder]