The ICJ ruled in 2004 that the separation barrier between Israel and the occupied West Bank was illegal, but it is still standing.
That day, the report indicates, her recommendation for separation would be “forthcoming.”
Secular arguments about the separation of church and state may play well to the base.
c.1400, from Old French separacion (Modern French séparation), from Latin separationem (nominative separatio) noun of action from past participle stem of separare (see separate (v.)). Specific sense of "sundering of a married couple" is attested from c.1600. Sense in photography is from 1922. Separation of powers first recorded 1788, in "Federalist" (Hamilton), from French séparée de la puissance (Montesquieu, 1748). Separation anxiety first attested 1943.