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English definition of “vaccinate”

vaccinate

verb [T] uk   /ˈvæk.sɪ.neɪt/ us  
C2 to give someone a vaccine, usually by injection, to prevent them from getting a disease: The children were vaccinated against the major childhood diseases.
vaccination
noun [C or U] uk   /ˌvæk.sɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ us  
C2 All the children have received two vaccinations against measles.
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