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

 vac·ci·na·tion /ˌvæksəˈneʃən/

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

 vac·ci·na·tion /ˌvæksəˈneʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vac·ci·na·tion n.
 1. The act, art, or practice of vaccinating, or inoculating with the cowpox, in order to prevent or mitigate an attack of smallpox.  Cf. Inoculation.
 Note:In recent use, vaccination sometimes includes inoculation with any virus as a preventive measure; as, vaccination against cholera.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: taking a vaccine as a precaution against contracting a
           disease [syn: inoculation]
      2: the scar left following innoculation with a vaccine