quarantine

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  • Info A quarantine is used to separate and restrict the movement of persons; it is a 'state of enforced isolation'. more...
  • This led to a later fight between the two when they were quarantined together.
  • Richard says that if they can get it into quarantine, one shot will be enough.
  • If there had been a sick man on our ship we should have been quarantined. Cited from The Story of the Philippines, by Murat Halstead
  • The act clearly established the federal government's quarantine authority for the first time.
  • Fire surrounded the town for weeks and the whole area was quarantined for three weeks.
  • Three of them died while the others were placed in quarantine.
  • The hotel had been quarantined but a room had been engaged for me in a private home. Cited from Eight Popular Lectures, by George W. Bain
  • Perhaps the best-known decision was to quarantine the entire village to prevent further spread of the disease.
  • He was quarantined in his house for five days but made a full recovery.
  • She herself became a nurse to them both, and passed the next two months quarantined within her own walls. Cited from The Life and Letters of Elizabeth Prentiss, by George L. Prentiss
  • He became ill shortly after returning to the US and was quarantined.
  • One method he used was to avoid the disease through quarantine.
  • They should be quarantined in yards set off for this purpose. Cited from Common Diseases of Farm Animals, by R. A. Craig
  • After eighteen weeks, the island is declared relatively safe, although still under quarantine.
  • The disease is most likely passed by newly acquired fish, which have not been quarantined.
  • Remains of the old quarantine station are at the south west corner of the island where the old well can be found.
  • Quarantine required a rather powerful system when it was released.
  • The other dogs will be quarantined for thirty days but there are not plans to put them down.
  • These horses are held in quarantine -- usually three days -- or until tests are completed.
  • Chinese troops were present in great number and turned railway quarantine into a farce.
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Meaning of quarantine

  • noun Enforced isolation of patients suffering from a contagious disease in order to prevent the spread of disease
  • noun Isolation to prevent the spread of infectious disease
  • verb Place into enforced isolation, as for medical reasons
    My dog was quarantined before he could live in England