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vaccinate
American English: /ˈvæksəˌneɪt/
British English: /ˈvaksɪneɪt/

transitive verb

  • to vaccinate somebody (against something)
    vacunar a alguien (contra algo)
    Example sentences
    • Your doctor can test you for immunity to this viral disease before pregnancy and vaccinate you against it if you aren't immune.
    • Experts also believe that vaccinating piglets against the disease may be a useful preventive measure.
    • After vaccinating the monkeys, researchers examined the number of lesions that formed on the animals' skin and the amount of time in which they healed.

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.