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Definition of: quarantine

(kwôrən·tēn, kwor-) noun
1. The enforced isolation for a fixed period of persons, ships, or goods arriving from places infected with contagious disease, or of any persons who have been exposed to such infection.
2. A place designated for the enforcement of such interdiction.
3. The enforced isolation of any person or place infected with contagious disease; loosely, any enforced isolation.
4. A period of forty days.
v.t. ·tined, ·tin·ing
To subject to or retain in quarantine; isolate by or as by quarantine.
[<Ital. quarantina <L quadraginta forty]

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