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immune

im·mune

immune

 
 
pronunciation:
ih myun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: protected from a disease, either naturally or by getting a vaccine.
Now that you've had the mumps, you are immune.Humans are immune to many diseases that affect cats and dogs.
definition 2: not influenced by something that does affect others; protected.
In a democratic country, no one should be immune from punishment under the law.
antonyms:
prone
similar words:
exempt, protected, safe
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The word immune contains the following part:
im-2 Latin prefix that means not, without
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The prefix im-2 occurs in Latin loanwords. It is an assimilated form of in-2 used before roots beginning with the letter "m," "p," and "b." See in-2.