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adjective     immune pronunciation in British English
  1. 1
    not influenced or affected by something
    immune from/to:

    Few women were immune to his charm.

    Japan was by no means immune from continental influences.

    Our patrols were no longer immune from attack.

    1. a.
      not affected by something such as a law, because of a special arrangement
      immune from:

      Diplomats are immune from prosecution.

  2. 2
    safe from a disease, because you cannot be infected by it
    1. a.
      [only before noun] relating to the body’s immune system

      a rare immune disorder



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