Quarantine

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Definition

quarantine: enforced isolation, closing up, time alone (usually to prevent the spread of diseases)
noun

to quarantine: to isolate, to put in quarantine, to close off
verb

Examples

  • "Goldfish quarantined to fish bowl as 'Fish flu' concern spreads"
  • "Convinced that his beloved pet goldfish 'Bubbles', a prize won at a local carnival, is in mortal peril, Thomas has quarantined Bubbles to a 6 by 6 by 6 inch glass bowl until a vaccine is discovered or doctors clear the fish for transport."

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