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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The quality of being separate; Also: The quality of being excluded.

Usage examples (35)
  • OKE: Apartheid, literally "apartness" in Afrikaans and Dutch, was in basic terms racism made law.
  • The two were silent for a while, awkward after apartness.
  • Israel's policy of apartness, as outlined above, is obvious.
  • How does a woman balance apartness and togetherness in a relationship? for more
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