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Meaning of VACCINATE

Pronunciation:  'vaksu`neyt

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 Definition: [v]  perfomr vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation; "We vaccinate against scarlet fever"; "The nurse vaccinated the children in the school"
 
 Synonyms: immunise, immunize, inoculate
 
 See Also: inject, shoot

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vac"ci*nate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Vaccinated}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Vaccinating}.] [See {Vaccine}.]
To inoculate with the cowpox by means of a virus, called
vaccine, taken either directly or indirectly from cows.



 

 

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