Definitions for Immunityɪˈmyu nɪ ti
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
im•mu•ni•ty*ɪˈmyu nɪ ti(n.)(pl.)-ties.
the state of being immune from a particular disease or the like.
the condition that permits either natural or acquired resistance to disease.
the ability of a cell to react immunologically in the presence of an antigen.
exemption from any natural or usual liability.
exemption from obligation, service, duty, liability, or prosecution.
* Syn: See exemption.
the state of not being susceptible
"unsusceptibility to rust"
(medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease
the quality of being unaffected by something
"immunity to criticism"
exemption, immunity, granting immunity(noun)
an act exempting someone
"he was granted immunity from prosecution"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
immunity(noun)ɪˈmyu nɪ ti
immunityɪˈmyu nɪ ti
resistance to disease
immunity to the flu
The state of being insusceptible to something; notably:
A resistance to a specific thing.
Origin: From immunitas, in the legal sense; the medical use was borrowed from German or French
freedom or exemption from any charge, duty, obligation, office, tax, imposition, penalty, or service; a particular privilege; as, the immunities of the free cities of Germany; the immunities of the clergy
freedom; exemption; as, immunity from error
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Nonsusceptibility to the invasive or pathogenic effects of foreign microorganisms or to the toxic effect of antigenic substances.
Translations for Immunity
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
- مناعَه، حَصانَهArabic
- imunidadePortuguese (BR)
- die ImmunitätGerman
- immunitet; modstandsdygtighedDanish
- mentesség, védettség; immunitásHungarian
- atsparumas, imunitetasLithuanian
- imunitāte, neuzņēmība (pret slimību)Latvian
- immunitet, uimottakelighetNorwegian
- مصئونيت، خوندى والى معافيتPashto
- 免疫力，豁免權Chinese (Trad.)
- імунітет, несприйнятливістьUkrainian
- sự miễnVietnamese
- 免除，免疫性，豁免Chinese (Simp.)
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