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immunity in Human topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishimmunityim‧mu‧ni‧ty /ɪˈmjuːnəti/ ●○○ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 MHEALTHYPROTECTthe state or right of being protected from particular laws or from unpleasant thingsimmunity from 🔊 They were granted immunity from prosecution.2 the state of being immune to a diseaseimmunity to 🔊 immunity to infectionimmunity from 🔊 immunity from smallpox
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immunityThe sun is said to damage immunity, to kill cells.Socially, we benefited from a sort of diplomatic immunity.Some courts have carved out exceptions to governmental immunity, however, and found school boards liable.Another 30 people were granted immunity from prosecution.The real issue in the proceedings was the principle of public interest immunity.Katz said a newly licensed Hepatitis A vaccine offers lifelong immunity to the virus, but costs $ 100.The patient's immunity is low.Burns has said that departmental policy is to ask that immunity be waived if prosecutors pursue criminal charges.Restoration of trade union immunity for certain kinds of secondary action.granted immunityHer immediate subordinate, James C. Smith, had been granted immunity from prosecution.Those in history who have died heroic deaths, no matter for what cause, have usually been granted immunity from criticism.Both men were granted immunity from prosecution.Another 30 people were granted immunity from prosecution.immunity toBabies fed on breast milk have more immunity to infection.