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Definition of quarantine noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

quarantine

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈkwɔrənˌtin//
 
, NAmE//ˈkwɑrənˌtin//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a period of time when an animal or a person that has or may have a disease is kept away from others in order to prevent the disease from spreading The dog was kept in quarantine for six months. quarantine regulations
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