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English noun: quarantine

1. quarantine (state) enforced isolation of patients suffering from a contagious disease in order to prevent the spread of disease

Broader (hypernym)isolation

2. quarantine (act) isolation to prevent the spread of infectious disease

Broader (hypernym)closing off, isolation

English verb: quarantine

1. quarantine (change) place into enforced isolation, as for medical reasons

SamplesMy dog was quarantined before he could live in England.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)insulate, isolate

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