Definition of 'quarantine'
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Serious breaches of quarantine law risk up to ten years in jail. The Sun (2016)Explain the difference between the public health practices of isolation and quarantine. An Introduction to Community Health (1995)There are police guarding the quarantine centre at the township hospital but not on the streets. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The cat will now stay at a quarantine centre for six months. The Sun (2006)We have to choose between a period of quarantine or importing Ebola. The Sun (2015)The pandas have begun a 30-day quarantine period. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It fitted in with her status as trailblazer as she suggested financial penalties for missed tests and quarantine periods for those returning from bans. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They must serve a quarantine period of three weeks away from any Ebola patients before they go to the airport. The Sun (2015)She cannot arrive in the UK until she is six months old due to strict quarantine laws. The Sun (2014)He's now behind bars at the Heathrow quarantine centre. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Martial law is declared in a fictional town in California, with soldiers putting the whole area under quarantine. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The turtle, which has now been adopted by the aquarium, will stay in the quarantine area until it has fully recovered. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'quarantine'
British English: quarantine /ˈkwɒrənˌtiːn/ NOUN
If a person or animal is in quarantine, they are kept separate from other people or animals in case they have an infectious disease.
The government imposed a 10-day quarantine on all citizens returning from areas affected by the disease.
- American English: quarantine
- Arabic: حَجْر صِحِّي
- Brazilian Portuguese: quarentena
- Chinese: 检疫
- Croatian: karantena
- Czech: karanténa
- Danish: karantæne
- Dutch: quarantaine
- European Spanish: cuarentena
- Finnish: karanteeni
- French: quarantaine
- German: Quarantäne
- Greek: καραντίνα
- Italian: quarantena
- Japanese: 検疫期間
- Korean: 격리
- Norwegian: karantene
- Polish: kwarantanna
- European Portuguese: quarentena
- Romanian: carantină
- Russian: карантин
- Spanish: cuarentena
- Swedish: karantän
- Thai: สถานกักกันเพื่อป้องกันการแพร่ของเชื้อโรค
- Turkish: karantina
- Ukrainian: карантин
- Vietnamese: sự kiểm dịch
British English: quarantine VERB
If people or animals are quarantined, they are stopped from having contact with other people or animals.
Dogs have to be quarantined for six months before they'll let them in.
- American English: quarantine
- Brazilian Portuguese: manter sob quarentena
- Chinese: 对…进行隔离
- European Spanish: poner en cuarentena
- French: mettre en quarantaine
- German: unter Quarantäne stellen
- Italian: mettere in quarantina
- Japanese: 隔離する
- Korean: 격리되다
- European Portuguese: manter sob quarentena
- Spanish: poner en cuarentena
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