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inoculate

verb [T] uk   /ɪˈnɒk.jʊ.leɪt/  us   /-ˈnɑː.kjə-/
to give a weak form of a disease to a person or animal, usually by injection, as a protection against that disease: My children have been inoculated against polio.
inoculation
noun [C or U] uk   /ɪˌnɒk.jʊˈleɪ.ʃən/  us   /-ˌnɑː.kjə-/
a cholera inoculation
Translations of “inoculate”
in Arabic يُلقّح…
in Korean 접종하다…
in Malaysian menginokulasi…
in French vacciner (contre)…
in Italian vaccinare, inoculare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 給…接種,給…作預防注射…
in Vietnamese tiêm chủng…
in Spanish inocular, vacunar…
in Portuguese vacinar, inocular…
in Thai ฉีด (วัคซีน)…
in German impfen…
in Catalan vacunar…
in Japanese (人)に予防接種をする…
in Indonesian memberi vaksinasi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 给…接种,给…作预防注射…
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