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Separated

separated adj

: being in a state of estrangement between spouses usually requiring the maintenance of separate residences and the intent to live apart permanently
: being in a state of separation [has been for a year]



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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