how to pronounce quarantine


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quarantine is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of quarantine in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… quickly step in to quarantine that area …”

meanings of quarantine


  1. Any rigorous measure of isolation, regardless of the reason.
  2. The desert in which Christ fasted for 40 days according to the Bible.
  3. A certain place for isolating persons suspected of suffering from a contagious disease.
  4. Such official detention of a ship at or off port due to suspicion that it may be carrying a contagious disease aboard.
  5. A record system kept by port health authorities in order to monitor and prevent the spread of contagious diseases.
  6. 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.
  7. A certain period of time during which a person is isolated to determine whether they've been infected with a contagious disease.
  8. A sanitary measure to prevent the spread of a contagious plague by isolating those believed or feared to be infected.
  9. A place where email messages or other files which are suspected of harboring a computer virus are stored.


  1. To put in isolation as if by quarantine.
  2. To retain in obligatory isolation or separation, as a sanitary measure to prevent the spread of contagious disease.

quarantine frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word quarantine occurs in english on average 1.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics quarantine can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that quarantine can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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