Definition of vaccinate verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

vaccinate

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈvæksəˌneɪt//
 
[often passive]vaccinate somebody (against something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they vaccinate
 
he / she / it vaccinates
 
past simple vaccinated
 
-ing form vaccinating
 
 
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to give a person or an animal a vaccine, especially by injecting it, in order to protect them against a disease I was vaccinated against tetanus. compare immunize, inoculate
vaccination
 
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NAmE//ˌvæksəˈneɪʃn//
 
noun [countable, uncountable] Make sure your vaccinations are up to date. vaccination against typhoid
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