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quarantinenoun [U]

uk   /ˈkwɒr.ən.tiːn/  us   /ˈkwɔːr-/
a period of time during which an animal or person 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 Britain.

quarantineverb [T]

uk   /ˈkwɒr.ən.tiːn/  us   /ˈkwɔːr-/
to put an animal or person in quarantine
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