separate out

phrasal verb
separated out; separating out; separates out

Definition of separate out

: to remove (someone or something) from a group Before you put out the trash, you have to separate out the bottles and cans. Most schools separate out children with learning problems.

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“Separate out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/separate%20out. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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