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im·mune

 (ĭ-myo͞on′)
adj.
1.
a. Not subject to an obligation imposed on others; exempt: immune from being eliminated in a contest.
b. Having legal immunity: immune from taxation.
2. Not affected by a given influence; unresponsive: immune to persuasion.
3. Immunology
a. Of or relating to immunity or an immune response.
b. Having resistance to a specific pathogen.
c. Having or producing sensitized antibodies or lymphocytes that react to specific antigens: immune serum.

[Middle English, from Latin immūnis; see mei- in Indo-European roots.]

immune

(ɪˈmjuːn)
adj
1. (Medicine) protected against a specific disease by inoculation or as the result of innate or acquired resistance
2. (Biology) relating to or conferring immunity: an immune body. See antibody
3. (foll by: to) unsusceptible (to) or secure (against): immune to inflation.
4. exempt from obligation, penalty, etc
n
(Biology) an immune person or animal
[C15: from Latin immūnis exempt from a public service, from im- (not) + mūnus duty]

im•mune

(ɪˈmyun)

adj.
1. protected from a disease or the like, as by inoculation.
2. of or pertaining to the production of antibodies or lymphocytes that can react with a specific antigen: immune reaction.
3. exempt; protected: immune from punishment.
4. not responsive or susceptible: immune to new ideas.
n.
5. an immune person.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin immūnis exempt =im- im-2 + -mūnis; see common]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.immune - a person who is immune to a particular infection
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
immune carrier, carrier - (medicine) a person (or animal) who has some pathogen to which he is immune but who can pass it on to others
Adj.1.immune - relating to the condition of immunity; "the immune system"
2.immune - secure against; "immune from taxation as long as he resided in Bermuda"; "immune from criminal prosecution"
exempt - (of persons) freed from or not subject to an obligation or liability (as e.g. taxes) to which others or other things are subject; "a beauty somehow exempt from the aging process"; "exempt from jury duty"; "only the very poorest citizens should be exempt from income taxes"
3.immune - relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection)
insusceptible, unsusceptible - not susceptible to
4.immune - (usually followed by `to') not affected by a given influence; "immune to persuasion"
unaffected - undergoing no change when acted upon; "entirely unaffected by each other's writings"; "fibers remained apparently unaffected by the treatment"

immune

adjective
immune from exempt from, free from, let off (informal), not subject to, not liable to Members are immune from prosecution for corruption.
immune to
1. resistant to, free from, protected from, safe from, not open to, spared from, secure against, invulnerable to, insusceptible to The blood test will tell whether you are immune to the disease.
2. unaffected by, not affected by, invulnerable to, insusceptible to He never became immune to the sight of death.

immune

adjective
Having the capacity to withstand:
Translations
ذو مناعَه، ذو حَصانَه
imunníodolnýimunitní
immunmodstandsdygtig
immunis
ónæmur
atsparusimunitetasimunizacijaimunizuotisudaryti imunitetą
imūns, neuzņēmīgs
imúnny
imun
bağışıkdirenç kazanmış

immune

[ɪˈmjuːn]
A. ADJ (to disease) → inmune (to a) (from tax, regulations) → exento (from de) to be immune to sth (Med) → ser inmune a algo
she is immune to measleses inmune al sarampión (fig) they seemed immune to the coldparecían inmunes al frío
he is immune to criticismes inmune or insensible a las críticas, no le afectan las críticas
no one is immune from this problemnadie queda al margen de este problema, nadie es inmune a este problema
B. CPD immune deficiency Ninmunodeficiencia f
immune response Nrespuesta f inmunitaria, respuesta f inmunológica
immune system Nsistema m inmunológico

immune

[ɪˈmjuːn] adj
(to disease)immunisé(e)
immune to → immunisé(e) contre
(= unaffected) to be immune to sth → être immunisé(e) contre qch
He was immune to flattery → Il était immunisé contre la flatterie.
to be immune from scandal → être à l'abri du scandale
(= not subject to) to be immune from arrest → bénéficier de l'immunité
As a former head of state he was immune from arrest → En tant qu'ancien chef d'État, il bénéficiait de l'immunité.
to be immune from prosecution → bénéficier de l'immunité
to be immune from prosecution for sth
They are immune from prosecution for corruption → Ils bénéficient de l'immunité pour les délits de corruption.immune deficiency ndéficience f immunitaireimmune system nsystème m immunitaire

immune

adj
(Med) → immun (from, to gegen); immune deficiency syndromeImmunschwächekrankheit f
(fig)sicher (→ from, to vor +dat); (from temptation etc) → geschützt, gefeit (from, to gegen); (= not susceptible: to criticism etc) → unempfindlich, immun (to gegen); immune from prosecutionvor Strafverfolgung geschützt, immun (spec)

immune

[ɪˈmjuːn] adj immune (to, against) (naturally) → immune (da); (after injection) → immunizzato/a (contro)
immune (from) (fig) → immune (a)

immune

(iˈmjuːn) adjective
(with to or from) protected against, or naturally resistant to, eg a disease. immune to measles; immune from danger.
imˈmunity noun
ˈimmunize, ˈimmunise (ˈimju-) verb
to make immune to a disease, especially by an injection of a weak form of the disease.
ˌimmuniˈzation, ˌimmuniˈsation noun

im·mune

a. inmune, resistente a contraer una enfermedad;
___ adherenceadherencia ___;
___ adsorptionadsorción ___;
___ complexcomplejo ___;
___ paralysisparálisis ___;
___ reactionreacción ___;
___ responserespuesta ___.

immune

adj inmune, inmunológico, inmunitario; — reconstitution reconstituciónfinmune; — response respuesta inmunológica or inmunitaria; — to inmune a; — tolerance tolerancia inmunológica
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