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quarantine

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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quarantinequar‧an‧tine1 /ˈkwɒrəntiːn $ ˈkwɔː-/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 MHa period of time when a person or animal is kept apart from others in case they are carrying a diseasein quarantine 🔊 The monkeys were kept in quarantine for 31 days.
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quarantineThere was no quarantine area, so Evelyn simply remained in the female Barracks during the day.The issue was resolved by an act of quarantine.Two weeks later, 44 of the 50 monkeys in one quarantine room were dead.Simpson said a monkey from the other quarantine room also showed signs of the virus, but a second test was negative.With the statewide quarantine, up to 180,000 acres of wheat crop will be affected, Schlittenhart estimated.But I don't know how long the quarantine period is.The quarantine makes it illegal to transport honey bees out of the area.Subjects who normally smoked or drank were allowed to continue doing so throughout their quarantine.in quarantineOne of the crew caught smallpox, and soon they were all in quarantine.Koko the gorilla will be in quarantine until next week.All animals entering the UK used to have to be put in quarantine.
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quarantinequarantine2 verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 MHto keep a person or animal apart from others for a period of time in case they are carrying a disease
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quarantineAnimals brought into the country are automatically quarantined.In Arizona, less than 10 percent of wheat fields are quarantined.But the scientists also will consider whether additional wheat fields should be quarantined and destroyed to contain the spores.Also wild fish can carry diseases and should be quarantined before you introduce them into your community tank.The workers were not quarantined, but their temperatures were taken each day.It can also be used to quarantine fish, used for breeding, rearing young or whatever.Each hospital that took patients with contagious diseases established quarantine periods.The conditions attached to Navy participation in survey visits to quarantine planets were always the same.
From Longman Business Dictionaryquarantinequar‧an‧tine /ˈkwɒrəntiːnˈkwɔː-/ noun [uncountable] when an animal or food product is kept apart from others in case it is carrying a disease, especially when it has just entered a countryThe exotic species will be kept in quarantine until health requirements are met.the relaxing of Britain’s tough quarantine laws
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Verb table
quarantine
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyquarantine
he, she, itquarantines
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyquarantined
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave quarantined
he, she, ithas quarantined
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad quarantined
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill quarantine
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have quarantined
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam quarantining
he, she, itis quarantining
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you, we, theyare quarantining
Past
I, he, she, itwas quarantining
you, we, theywere quarantining
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been quarantining
he, she, ithas been quarantining
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been quarantining
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be quarantining
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been quarantining
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