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vaccine

noun [C]  us   /ˈvæk·sin, vækˈsin/
a special substance that you take into your body to prevent a disease, and that contains a weakened or dead form of the disease-causing organism
vaccinate
verb [T]  us   /ˈvæk·səˌneɪt/
Our children have been vaccinated for measles and other childhood diseases.
vaccination
noun [C]  us   /ˌvæk·səˈneɪ·ʃən/
Most states require all children to receive the vaccination before beginning elementary school.
Translations of “vaccine”
in Arabic لُقاح…
in Korean 백신…
in Malaysian vaksin…
in French vaccin…
in Turkish aşı…
in Italian vaccino…
in Chinese (Traditional) 疫苗…
in Russian вакцина…
in Polish szczepionka…
in Vietnamese vắc xin…
in Spanish vacuna…
in Portuguese vacina…
in Thai วัคซีน…
in German der Impfstoff…
in Catalan vacuna…
in Japanese ワクチン…
in Indonesian vaksin…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疫苗…
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