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Definition of immunity noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    [uncountable, countable] (pl. immunities)
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  1. 1the body's ability to avoid or not be affected by infection and disease immunity (to something) immunity to infection immunity (against something) The vaccine provides longer immunity against the flu.
  2. 2immunity (from something) the state of being protected from something The spies were all granted immunity from prosecution. congressional immunity (= protection against particular laws that is given to politicians) Officials of all member states receive certain privileges and immunities. see also diplomatic immunity
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