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active immunity an organism's immunity to a disease because of its production of antibodies.
diplomatic immunity exemption from local laws, granted to diplomatic personnel and their dependents while in a foreign country.
passive immunity immunity to a disease acquired by injection of antibodies, transfer of antibodies from a mother to a fetus, or other transferences.
sovereign immunity a doctrine stating that the government is immune from any civil or criminal prosecutions other than those to which it consents.