quarantine - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/ˈkwɒrəntiːn/
singularquarantine
pluralquarantines
  1. [uncountable] a situation in which a person or animal that might have a disease is kept separate from other people or animals so that they do not catch the disease
    in quarantine:

    Animals can be kept in quarantine for up to three months.

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