quarantine

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

1quar·an·tine

noun \ˈkwr-ən-ˌtēn, ˈkwär-\

Definition of QUARANTINE

1
a : a term during which a ship arriving in port and suspected of carrying contagious disease is held in isolation from the shore b : a regulation placing a ship in quarantine c : a place where a ship is detained during quarantine
2
a : a restraint upon the activities or communication of persons or the transport of goods that is designed to prevent the spread of disease or pests b : a place in which those under quarantine are kept

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