what is the correct meaning of immunity?
- ☆Erin☆Lv 41 decade agoFavorite Answer
Immunity (medical), a state of having sufficient biological defenses to avoid infection, disease, or other unwanted biological invasion, and is related to the functions of the immune system
Immunity (legal), conferring a status on a person or body that makes that person or body free from otherwise legal obligations such as, for example, liability for damages or punishment for criminal acts
Transactional immunity, referring to the inability of the prosecutor to prosecute a witness in exchange for the witness's testimony, an action referred to as "turning state's evidence"
Use immunity, under which the government may not use a witness's grand jury testimony to prosecute that person (but if the state acquires evidence for a crime independent of the testimony, the witness can then be prosecuted)Source(s): wiki
- dottie42Lv 41 decade ago
Meaning of Immunity: Freedom or exemption from any charge, duty, obligation, office, tax, imposition, penalty, or service; a particular privilege;
ability to resist infection
- KayaLv 51 decade ago
Medical or legal definition? It means you can't get kicked off the island.
- 1 decade ago
unfortunately, here we only answer questions
for any descriptions and meanings, u will be better off by referring dictionaries or encyclopedias