social distancing

[ soh-shuhl dis-tuhn-sing ]
/ ˈsoʊ ʃəl ˈdɪs tən sɪŋ /

noun

the practice of maintaining a safe or appropriate physical distance from other people, or the measures taken to reduce close physical contact, especially to slow the spread of a contagious illness or disease: Health officials are recommending some kinds of social distancing, such as working from home and avoiding handshakes.

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OTHER WORDS FROM social distancing

social distance, social-distance, verb (used with or without object)
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