vaccinate

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈvæksɪneɪt/
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  • Hyphenation: vac‧ci‧nate

Verb[change]

Plain form
vaccinate

Third-person singular
vaccinates

Past tense
vaccinated

Past participle
vaccinated

Present participle
vaccinating

  1. (transitive) (medicine) If someone is vaccinated, they are given a vaccine to stop them from getting a disease or illness.
    Doctors usually recommend that people are vaccinated against the flu every year.
    Children are typically vaccinated against certain diseases regularly.

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