Make (a person or animal) immune to infection, typically by inoculation: the vaccine is used to immunize children against measles
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- 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.
vaccinate against, inoculate against;
protect from, safeguard against
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