killed

adjective
\ˈkild \

Definition of killed 

: being or containing a virus that has been inactivated (as by chemicals) so that it is no longer infectious killed vaccines

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Killed January 22, 2015 by an illegal immigrant who shot him in the face. New York Times, "Transcript of Donald Trump’s Immigration Speech," 1 Sep. 2016

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1902, in the meaning defined above

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killed

adjective
\ˈkild \

Medical Definition of killed 

: being or containing a virus that has been inactivated (as by chemicals) so that it is no longer infectious killed vaccines

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