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quarantine

noun [U]  /ˈkwɑr·ənˌtin, ˈkwɔr-/ us  
a period of time during which a person or animal that might have a disease is kept away from other people or animals so that the disease cannot spread: The horse had to spend several months in quarantine when it reached this country.
quarantine
verb [T]  /ˈkwɑr·ənˌtin, ˈkwɔr-/ us  
He was quarantined with mumps, which is highly contagious.
Translations of “quarantine”
in Spanish cuarentena…
in French quarantaine…
in German die Quarantäne…
in Chinese (Traditional) 隔離檢疫期…
in Russian карантин…
in Turkish karantina…
in Chinese (Simplified) 隔离检疫期…
in Polish kwarantanna…
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