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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 Spanish inocular, vacunar…
in Korean 접종하다…
in Arabic يُلقّح…
in Portuguese vacinar, inocular…
in French vacciner (contre)…
in German impfen…
in Catalan vacunar…
in Japanese (人)に予防接種をする…
in Italian vaccinare, inoculare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 給…接種,給…作預防注射…
in Chinese (Simplified) 给…接种,给…作预防注射…
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