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quarantine

noun [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.

quarantine

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