verb (used with object), quar·an·tined, quar·an·tin·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM quarantinequar·an·tin·a·ble, adjectivequar·an·tin·er, nounpre·quar·an·tine, noun, verb (used with object), pre·quar·an·tined, pre·quar·an·tin·ing.un·quar·an·tined, adjective
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As experts point out, a person who can fly to another country for a vaccine is also a person most likely able to withstand a few more months of quarantine.Don’t hate the vaccine tourists, hate the vaccine game|Jen Kirby|February 12, 2021|Vox
Bypassing the quarantine through advance testing has begun to reverse the trend — Maui visitorship in December was about one-third of normal.
A member of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg’s security detail tested positive for the coronavirus Monday, sending Buttigieg into a 14-day quarantine less than a week after being sworn in.Buttigieg to quarantine for 14 days after security agent tests positive for coronavirus|Michael Laris|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
But, in new research conducted with Digiday, surveying more than 200 senior marketers in Europe, 58% of brands say they saw increased creativity in their in-house teams during a time of quarantine.Quarantine drove increased creativity for in-house teams|Veronica Zegarra|February 8, 2021|Digiday
They made just one small slip-up after what they described as months of “torturous” quarantine.900,000 infected. Nearly 15,000 dead. How the coronavirus tore through D.C., Maryland and Virginia.|Rebecca Tan, Antonio Olivo, John D. Harden|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
AIDS insanity: When running for the US Senate in 1992, Huckabee called for a quarantine of people who had AIDS.
Adding an extra three weeks of quarantine on to every trip makes it hard to fit this coverage into our lives.
But the secrecy and fear surrounding the once-successful quarantine has now put the region in even greater danger.
The quarantine had either failed by then, or did shortly after.
But the quarantine, lifted just 10 days in, was a colossal failure.
The infection of the eye is very severe and dangerous, and the usual quarantine is to be observed.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
The climax to all of our troubles was the making out of our declaration and being held in quarantine at Ellis Island.Ways of War and Peace|Delia Austrian
In 1890 cholera appeared in Tripoli and all steamers stopped calling at the port, to avoid quarantine.Silver Chimes in Syria|W. S. Nelson
Martha's pencil followed the list down, making a light check after the name while she dialed quarantine to send in the man.
All I can say is that full quarantine measures are now in force as of fifteen minutes ago.
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The isolation of people who either have a contagious disease or have been exposed to one, in an attempt to prevent the spread of the disease.