to protect a person or an animal from catching a particular disease by injecting them with a mild form of the disease compare immunize, vaccinateverbjump to other results
NAmE//ɪˈnɑkyəˌleɪt//inoculate somebody (against something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they inoculate
he / she / it inoculates
past simple inoculated
-ing form inoculating
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NAmE//ɪˌnɑkyəˈleɪʃn//noun [countable, uncountable] Has the puppy had all its inoculations yet? The disease can now be prevented by inoculation.