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English definition of “immunize”


verb [T] specialized (UK usually immunise)     /ˈɪm.jʊ.naɪz/
to protect a person or animal against a disease by putting a substance into their body that makes them produce antibodies (= proteins in the blood that fight disease): Children are routinely immunized against polio.Immunology and vaccination
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