immunifacient im·mu·ni·fa·cient (ĭ-myōō’nə-fā’shənt)
[im-yuh-nahyz, ih-myoo-nahyz] /ˈɪm yəˌnaɪz, ɪˈmyu naɪz/ verb (used with object), immunized, immunizing. 1. to make . 2. to render harmless or ineffective; neutralize. 3. Law. to grant (a witness) . /ˈɪmjʊˌnaɪz/ verb 1. to make immune, esp by inoculation v. 1889, from immune + -ize. Related: Immunized; immunizing. immunize im·mu·nize (ĭm’yə-nīz’) v. im·mu·nized, im·mu·niz·ing, im·mu·niz·es […]
[ih-myoo-ni-tee] /ɪˈmyu nɪ ti/ noun, plural immunities. 1. the state of being immune from or insusceptible to a particular disease or the like. 2. the condition that permits either natural or acquired resistance to disease. 3. the ability of a cell to react immunologically in the presence of an antigen. 4. exemption from any natural […]
noun, Law. 1. the giving of testimony that is self-incriminating in order to avail oneself of the immunity granted a witness.
[im-yuh-nuh-zey-shuh n, ih-myoo-] /ˌɪm yə nəˈzeɪ ʃən, ɪˌmyu-/ noun 1. the fact or process of becoming , as against a disease. 2. Finance. a method of protection against fluctuating bond interest rates by investing in securities having different yields and terms. n. 1893, from immunize + -ation. immunization (ĭm’yə-nĭ-zā’shən) immunize verb The process of inducing […]