vaccinate Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "vaccinate" - English Dictionary

See all translations

vaccinateverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈvæk.sɪ.neɪt/
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   us   /ˌvæk.sɪˈneɪ.ʃən/
C2 All the children have received two vaccinations against measles.
Translations of “vaccinate”
in Korean 예방 주사를 맞히다…
in Arabic يُلَقِّح…
in Portuguese vacinar…
in Catalan vacunar…
in Japanese 予防接種をする…
in Italian vaccinare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 給…接種疫苗…
in Russian делать прививку…
in Turkish aşı yapmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 给…接种疫苗…
in Polish szczepić…
(Definition of vaccinate from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of vaccinate?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “vaccinate” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
child benefit

money received regularly by families from the government to help pay for the costs of taking care of children

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

responsible luxury noun
responsible luxury noun
August 03, 2015
high-end, green tourism and hospitality Jumeirah’s ‘responsible luxury’ approach is an example of a sustainable travel experience – future guests will enjoy the environment as much as today’s.

Read More