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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 vac·ci·nate /ˈvæksəˌnet/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 vac·ci·nate /ˈvæksəˌnet/ 動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vac·ci·nate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vaccinated p. pr. & vb. n. Vaccinating.]  To inoculate with the cowpox by means of a virus, called vaccine, taken either directly or indirectly from cows; now, generally, to administer (by injection or otherwise) any vaccine with the objective of rendering the recipient immune to an infectious disease.  One who has been thus immunized by vaccination is said to be vaccinated against a particular disease.  One may be thus immunized (vaccinated) also by oral ingestion or inhalation of a vaccine.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : perform vaccinations or produce immunity in by inoculation;
          "We vaccinate against scarlet fever"; "The nurse
          vaccinated the children in the school" [syn: immunize,
          immunise, inoculate]