Immunity vs Immunisation - What's the difference?

immunity | immunisation |


As nouns the difference between immunity and immunisation

is that immunity is (uncountable) the state of being insusceptible to something; notably: while immunisation is (british|immunology).

immunity

English

Noun

  • (uncountable) The state of being insusceptible to something; notably:
  • # (medicine) Fully protective resistance against infection.
  • Some people have better immunity to diseases than others.
  • # (law) An exemption from specified duties, such as payments or services.
  • Feudal privileges often included tax and other immunities .
  • # (law) An exemption from prosecution.
  • The prosecutor offered the lieutenant immunity for all the crimes he would testify having known to be planned by the elusive drug baron.
  • # (in games and competitions) An exemption given to a player from losing or being withdrawn from play.
  • After winning the last round the player was granted immunity which allowed him to stay in the game even after receiving the least amount of points.
  • (countable) A resistance to a specific thing.
  • Synonyms

    * exemption * free pass * get out of jail free card

    immunisation

    English

    Noun

  • (British, immunology)