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Definition of immune adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1immune (to something) that cannot catch or be affected by a particular disease or illness Adults are often immune to German measles.
  2. 2immune (to something) not affected by something You'll eventually become immune to criticism. Few men are immune to her charms. Our business is far from immune to economic conditions.
  3. 3immune (from something) protected from something and therefore able to avoid it synonym exempt No one should be immune from prosecution. Not even the President's wife was immune from criticism by the press.
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