vaccine

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /vækˈsiːn/ or /ˈvæk.siːn/ or /ˈvæk.sɪn/ or /vækˈsaɪn/
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Noun[change]

Singular
vaccine

Plural
vaccines

  1. (countable & uncountable) (medicine) A vaccine is a liquid substance that is given to a person so that they don't get a certain disease or illness, usually through an injection or through the mouth.
    Vaccines have eliminated many diseases from the world, like smallpox.

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