immunity Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"immunity" in British English

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immunitynoun [U]

uk   /ɪˈmjuː.nɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
a ​situation in which you are ​protected against ​disease or from ​legalaction: The ​vaccination gives you immunity against the ​disease for up to six ​months. He was ​granted immunity fromprosecution because he ​confessed the ​names of the other ​spies.
(Definition of immunity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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immunitynoun [U]

 us   /ɪˈmju·nɪ·t̬i/
biology protection against a ​particulardisease or ​illness by ​particularsubstances 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   us   /ɪˈmjuːnəti/
LAW officialprotection from ​legalaction, for ​example, not being ​judged in a ​court or punished for a ​crime: grant/give sb immunity Taken before a ​federaljudge, 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)
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