Croatian translation: zadržavanje (širenja)

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14:54 Apr 15, 2020
English to Croatian translations [PRO]
COVID-19 - Social Sciences - Government / Politics
Additional field(s): Medical (general), Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc., Journalism
English term or phrase: containment
Definition from Free Medical Dictionary:
The confining or prevention of further dissemination of a potentially hazardous agent. In the context of a viral pandemic, containment is the effort by a community to determine who is infected and isolate them in order to contain the threat while keeping the healthy population separated.

Example sentence(s):
  • The containment strategy would contain the disease within a defined geographic area by early detection. India Times
  • Delhi's Moti Bagh 'containment zone' is fully cut off, except telephonically. Hindustan Times
  • The cluster containment protocol says that all entry and exit gates shall be closed except one. Deccan Herald
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Croatian translation:zadržavanje (širenja)
Stavljanje nekog štetnog utjecaja pod kontrolu ili unutar određene granice.
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4 +2zadržavanje (širenja)
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zadržavanje (širenja)

Definition from own experience or research:
Stavljanje nekog štetnog utjecaja pod kontrolu ili unutar određene granice.

Example sentence(s):
  • Hrvatska je nakon faze zadržavanja širenja (engl. containment) koja uključuje rano otkrivanje oboljelih i traženje bliskih kontakata kako bi se što je duže moguće zaustavilo širenje bolesti ulazi u fazu odgode (engl. delay). - HZJZ  
Elio Verbanac
Local time: 12:22
Native speaker of: Native in CroatianCroatian, Native in Serbo-CroatSerbo-Croat
PRO pts in category: 12

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