- the exemption of ecclesiastical persons and things from secular or civil liabilities, duties, and burdens.
- a particular exemption of this kind.
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OTHER WORDS FROM immunityhy·per·im·mu·ni·ty, nounnon·im·mu·ni·ty, noun, plural non·im·mu·ni·ties.self-im·mu·ni·ty, noun, plural self·-im·mu·ni·ties.
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH immunityimmunity , impunity
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If reinfections are common, it might make it hard to ever reach herd immunity.A Hong Kong man got the new coronavirus twice|Erin Garcia de Jesus|August 26, 2020|Science News For Students
Another is how long the immunity from his first infection lasted.What the first confirmed COVID-19 reinfection tells us about a future vaccine|Naomi Xu Elegant|August 25, 2020|Fortune
Overall, it’s unknown how long immunity to the coronavirus lasts.A man in Hong Kong is the first confirmed case of coronavirus reinfection|Erin Garcia de Jesus|August 24, 2020|Science News
They would be ideal for large wild populations because even just a few individual animals vaccinated with them could spread immunity widely.Can Vaccines for Wildlife Prevent Human Pandemics?|Rodrigo Pérez Ortega|August 24, 2020|Quanta Magazine
It’s also not yet known exactly how long immunity to the coronavirus lasts.Survey of India’s 9th-largest city finds COVID antibodies in 52% of the population|Naomi Xu Elegant|August 21, 2020|Fortune
What sets him apart from so many of his contemporaries was his rare immunity from the influence of prevailing ideas.The Catholic Philosopher Who Took on Hitler|John Henry Crosby|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The central issue is de facto immunity traditionally given to bishops and cardinals.How Pope Francis Became the World’s BFF|Jason Berry|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A warrant was issued for her arrest along with her husband, who lost his immunity as he was now forced from office.Mexico’s First Lady of Murder Is on the Lam|Michael Daly|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Prior to her arrest, Johnson was living under partial immunity in Gent, Belgium, while a case was being built against her.Caught: Female Assassin Who Allegedly Murdered Five American Nuns|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, the act that gives blanket immunity seems only to apply to licensed dealers.Victim’s Parents Sue Merchants of the Aurora Massacre|Cliff Schecter|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Violation of the immunity due to those who come with this mission, duly accredited, in the form prescribed by international law.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
And the Christians claim this immunity from attack as a triumph of their arms, and a further proof of the truth of their religion.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
The Swiss take precaution to protect themselves from their ravages as other folk do to procure immunity from floods.Outlines of the Earth's History|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
The stage has continued to enjoy a species of traditional immunity from all the reprobation which swearing is presumed to incur.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
Our closest imitation of natural immunity is vaccination against small-pox.The Treatment of Hay Fever|George Frederick Laidlaw
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The ability of the body to resist or fight off infection and disease.