immunity definition

  • noun:
    • The quality or condition to be protected.
    • Immunology Inherited, acquired, or induced resistance to infection by a specific pathogen.
    • Law Exemption from regular legal obligations, charges, or debts, awarded to a unique crowd: legislative resistance.
    • Law Exemption from appropriate prosecution, usually awarded a witness in return for self-incriminating testimony.
    • The state to be insusceptible to anything; particularly:
    • A resistance to a particular thing.
    • Freedom or exemption from any fee, duty, obligation, workplace, tax, imposition, penalty, or service; a specific privilege
    • Freedom; exemption.
    • their state to be insusceptible to disease, particular poisons, etc.
    • Exemption from obligation or obligation in any respect, conferred by law or a sovereign act; freedom from legal responsibility; an exemption conferred, as from public service or charges, or from punishment regarding certain act or length of conduct; for this reason, unique privilege; freedom to accomplish or avoid performing any specific thing.
    • Exemption from any normal or usual responsibility.
    • In eccles. consumption, the exemption of particular sacred places and ecclesiastical personages from secular burdens and functions, and from acts thought to be repugnant to their sanctity.
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    • In pathology, a lack or lack of susceptibility to disease. This might be either natural or acquired.
    • the grade of becoming unchanged by one thing
    • an act exempting somebody
    • hawaii of not-being prone
    • (medicine) the situation for which an organism can resist condition

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