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Spanish translation of “quarantine”

quarantine

noun /ˈkworəntiːn/
the keeping away from other people or animals of people or animals that might be carrying an infectious disease
cuarentena
My dog was in quarantine for six months.
the period in or for which this is done
cuarentena
The quarantine for a dog entering Britain from abroad is six months.
(Definition of quarantine from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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