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Quarantine vs. Seclusion

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Quarantinenoun

A desert in which Christ fasted for 40 days according to the Bible

Seclusionnoun

The act of secluding, shutting out or keeping apart.

Quarantinenoun

A grace period of 40 days during which a widow has the right to remain in her dead husband's home, regardless of the inheritance

Seclusionnoun

The state of being secluded or shut out, as from company, society, the world, etc.; solitude.

Quarantinenoun

A sanitary measure to prevent the spread of a contagious plague by isolating those believed to be infected.

Seclusionnoun

A secluded, isolated or private place.

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Quarantinenoun

Such official detention of a ship at or off port due to suspicion that it may be carrying a contagious disease aboard.

Seclusionnoun

(meteorology) The mature phase of the extratropical cyclone life cycle.

‘warm seclusion’;

Quarantinenoun

A certain place for isolating persons suspected of suffering from a contagious disease.

Seclusionnoun

The act of secluding, or the state of being secluded; separation from society or connection; a withdrawing; privacy; as, to live in seclusion.

‘O blest seclusion from a jarring world, which he, thus occupied, enjoys!’;

Quarantinenoun

A certain period of time during which a person is isolated to determine whether they've been infected with a contagious disease.

Seclusionnoun

the quality of being secluded from the presence or view of others

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Quarantinenoun

(by extension) Any rigorous measure of isolation, regardless of the reason.

Seclusionnoun

the act of secluding yourself from others

Quarantinenoun

A record system kept by port health authorities in order to monitor and prevent the spread of contagious diseases.

Seclusion

Seclusion is the act of secluding (i.e. isolating from society), the state of being secluded, or a place that facilitates it (a secluded place).

Quarantinenoun

(computing) A place where email messages or other files which are suspected of harboring a virus are stored.

Quarantineverb

To retain in obligatory isolation or separation, as a sanitary measure to prevent the spread of contagious disease.

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Quarantineverb

To put in isolation as if by quarantine

Quarantinenoun

A space of forty days; - used of Lent.

Quarantinenoun

Specifically, the term, originally of forty days, during which a ship arriving in port, and suspected of being infected a malignant contagious disease, is obliged to forbear all intercourse with the shore; hence, such restraint or inhibition of intercourse; also, the place where infected or prohibited vessels are stationed.

Quarantinenoun

The period of forty days during which the widow had the privilege of remaining in the mansion house of which her husband died seized.

Quarantineverb

To compel to remain at a distance, or in a given place, without intercourse, when suspected of having contagious disease; to put under, or in, quarantine.

Quarantinenoun

enforced isolation of patients suffering from a contagious disease in order to prevent the spread of disease

Quarantinenoun

isolation to prevent the spread of infectious disease

Quarantineverb

place into enforced isolation, as for medical reasons;

‘My dog was quarantined before he could live in England’;

Quarantine

A quarantine is a restriction on the movement of people, animals and goods which is intended to prevent the spread of disease or pests. It is often used in connection to disease and illness, preventing the movement of those who may have been exposed to a communicable disease, yet do not have a confirmed medical diagnosis.

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