Definition of immunize in English:

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immunize

Pronunciation: /ˈimyəˌnīz/

verb

[with object]
Make (a person or animal) immune to infection, typically by inoculation: the vaccine is used to immunize children against measles
More example sentences
  • Stray dogs are carefully controlled, household dogs are immunised, and rabies vaccination is widely available.
  • Mice were immunized with the allergen and the response was compared with the response achieved with ovalbumin immunization.
  • Three days after UV exposure, the mice were immunized by subcutaneous injection of the antigen.
Synonyms
vaccinate against, inoculate against;
protect from, safeguard against

Derivatives

immunizer

noun

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Syllabification: im·mu·nize

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