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  1. in·sep·a·ra·ble
    IPA[inˈsep(ə)rəb(ə)l]
  2. adjective

    • 1. unable to be separated or treated separately:

      research and higher education seem inseparable
      Synonym : indivisible, indissoluble, inextricable, entangled, raveled, mixed up, impossible to separate, the same, one and the same
    • 2. (of one or more people) unwilling to be separated; usually seen together:

      they met 18 months ago and have been inseparable ever since
      Synonym : devoted, bosom, close, fast, firm, good, best, intimate, confidential, boon, constant, loyal, faithful, as thick as thieves
    • 3. (of a prefix) not used as a separate word or (in German) not separated from the base verb when inflected.

    noun

    • 1. a person or thing inseparable from another.

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: inseparable, plural noun: inseparables

    • adjective

      unable to be separated or treated separately:

      (of people) unwilling to be separated; very close:

    • noun

      a person or thing inseparable from another.
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