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quarantine

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[ˈkwɒrəntiːn], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a state, period, or place of isolation in which people or animals that may have been exposed to infectious disease are placed
(e.g: horses entering the country must stay in quarantine longer)


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Origin:
late 15th century (in sense ‘place where Jesus fasted for forty days’): from late Latin quarentena and Anglo-Norman French quarenteine, quarenteinne. The modern sense is from Italian quarantina ‘forty days’, from quaranta ‘forty’, and dates from the mid 17th century


[ˈkwɒrəntiːn], (Verb)

Definitions:
- place (a person or animal) in quarantine in order to prevent the spread of an infectious disease
(e.g: I quarantine all new fish for one month)


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