Meaning of “immunity” in the English Dictionary

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"immunity" in British English

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immunitynoun [ U ]

uk /ɪˈmjuː.nə.ti/ us /ɪˈmjuː.nə.t̬i/

a situation in which you are protected against disease or from legal action:

The vaccination gives you immunity against the disease for up to six months.
He was granted immunity from prosecution because he confessed the names of the other spies.

(Definition of “immunity” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"immunity" in American English

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immunitynoun [ U ]

us /ɪˈmju·nɪ·t̬i/

biology protection against a particular disease or illness by particular substances in the blood

law Immunity is also the condition of being protected from the law:

Rowe was promised immunity from prosecution if he cooperated.

(Definition of “immunity” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"immunity" in Business English

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immunitynoun [ U ]

uk /ɪˈmjuːnəti/ us

LAW official protection from legal action, for example, not being judged in a court or punished for a crime:

grant/give sb immunity Taken before a federal judge, he was granted immunity but ordered to testify or face punishment for contempt.
legal/judicial/diplomatic immunity

(Definition of “immunity” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)