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v. vac·ci·nat·ed, vac·ci·nat·ing, vac·ci·nates
To inoculate with a vaccine in order to produce immunity to an infectious disease, such as diphtheria or typhus.
To perform vaccinations or a vaccination.
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|Noun||1.||vaccinating - the act of protecting against disease by introducing a vaccine into the body to induce immunity; "doctors examined the recruits but nurses did the inoculating"|
protection - the activity of protecting someone or something; "the witnesses demanded police protection"
ring vaccination - administering vaccine only to people in close contact with an isolated infected patient; prevents the spread of a highly infectious disease by surrounding the patient with a ring of immunization
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