Meaning of IMMUNE in English

IMMUNE

transcription, транскрипция: [ ɪmju:n ]

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

If you are immune to a particular disease, you cannot be affected by it.

Most adults are immune to Rubella.

ADJ : v-link ADJ , usu ADJ to n

• im‧mun‧ity

Birds in outside cages develop immunity to airborne bacteria.

N-UNCOUNT : oft N to n

2.

If you are immune to something that happens or is done, you are not affected by it.

Football is not immune to economic recession.

ADJ : v-link ADJ , usu ADJ to n

3.

Someone or something that is immune from a particular process or situation is able to escape it.

Members of the Bundestag are immune from prosecution for corruption...

ADJ : v-link ADJ , usu ADJ from n

• im‧mun‧ity

The police are offering immunity to witnesses.

N-UNCOUNT

see also diplomatic immunity

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