- (America) IPA: /ɪˈmjuːn/
- (usually with "from") Exempt; not subject to.
- As a diplomat, you are immune from prosecution.
- (medicine, usually with "to") Protected by inoculation, or due to innate resistance to pathogens.
- I am immune to chicken pox.
- (by extension) Not vulnerable.
- Alas, he was immune to my charms.
- (medicine) Of or pertaining to the immune system.
- We examined the patient's immune response.
- French: immunologique, immunitaire
- Italian: immunològico
- Portuguese: imunológico
- Spanish: inmunológico, inmunitario
immune (plural immunes)
- (epidemiology) A person who is not susceptible to infection by a particular disease
immune (immunes, present participle immuning; past and past participle immuned)
- (rare, transitive) To make immune.
- In the seventies those who met me did not know / Of the vision / That immuned me from the chillings of mis-prision […]
- 1905, American Veterinary Medical Association, Journal (volume 29, page 42)
- The utilization of such milk will, however, necessitate an adaptable milk preservation method, through which the immuning agents will not be destroyed or diminished.