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quarantine

verb

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to keep (a person or animal) away from others to prevent a disease from spreading
  • The hospital quarantined the infected patients.
  • The dog was immediately quarantined.

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quarantine

noun

Synonyms of quarantine (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of quarantine was in 1617

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“Quarantine.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/quarantine. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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