Examples of immunity in a Sentence
They have developed immunity to the virus.
They have developed an immunity to the virus.
Recent Examples of immunity from the Web
The small town this year moved to dismiss the case, claiming immunity.
Who told wypipo that when a black penis enters a white vagina (or vice versa), the orgasm gives them a special immunity to being a bigot?
Their Green Adaptogen Powder claims to boost energy and strengthen immunity with suma, maca, and chlorella.
That immunity should be repealed, and health insurers should be held to the same standards of good faith and fair dealing on handling claims as other insurers.
The reasons are not entirely well understood, but children have a different mix of immune cells than adults, and live viruses tend to provide better, broader immunity through life.
Hunter said that Aldrete-Davila received immunity from prosecution on smuggling charges in exchange for his testimony against the two officers, and that, sometime later, he was arrested on smuggling charges and sentenced to nine years in prison.
According to McClatchy, the president plans to keep current DACA enrollees immune from deportation until their two-year work permits run out, but bar all other childhood arrivals from applying for immunity.
But the Supreme Court opinion effectively said a determination of immunity in a criminal case does not carry over to a civil case.
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First Known Use of immunity
Related Wordsaegis (also egis), armor, cover, defense, guard, protection, safeguard, safety, security, shield; buffer, bumper, screen; absolution, absolving, dispensation, forgiveness
Near Antonymsexposure, liability, openness, susceptibility, susceptibleness, vulnerability
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legal Definition of immunity
- a defendant may not take the stand in his own behalf and then claim immunity from cross-examination
- —W. R. LaFave and A. W. Scott, Jr.
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