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vaccinenoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈvæk.siːn/ us   /ˈvæk.siːn/
C2 a substance containing a virus or bacterium in a form that is not harmful, given to a person or animal to prevent them from getting the disease that the virus or bacterium causes: This vaccine protects against some kinds of the bacteria.
(Definition of vaccine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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vaccinenoun [C]

us   /ˈvæk·sin, vækˈsin/
a special substance that you take into your body to prevent a disease, and that contains a weakened or dead form of the disease-causing organism
vaccinate
verb [T] us   /ˈvæk·səˌneɪt/
Our children have been vaccinated for measles and other childhood diseases.
vaccination
noun [C] us   /ˌvæk·səˈneɪ·ʃən/
Most states require all children to receive the vaccination before beginning elementary school.
(Definition of vaccine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “vaccine”
in Korean 백신…
in Arabic لُقاح…
in Malaysian vaksin…
in French vaccin…
in Russian вакцина…
in Chinese (Traditional) 疫苗…
in Italian vaccino…
in Turkish aşı…
in Polish szczepionka…
in Spanish vacuna…
in Vietnamese vắc xin…
in Portuguese vacina…
in Thai วัคซีน…
in German der Impfstoff…
in Catalan vacuna…
in Japanese ワクチン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 疫苗…
in Indonesian vaksin…
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