Translation of "quarantine" - English-Spanish dictionary

quarantine

noun [ no plural ] 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

cuarentena
The horse had to spend several months in quarantine when it reached Britain.
verb uk /ˈkwɒr.ən.tiːn/ us /ˈkwɔːr-/

to put an animal or person in quarantine to keep an animal or person that might have a disease away from other people or animals so that the disease cannot spread

poner en cuarentena

(Translation of “quarantine” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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.

(Translation of “quarantine” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)