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inoculate someone against something

to immunize someone against a disease. We need to inoculate all the children against whooping cough. Have you been inoculated against measles?
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inoculate someone with something

to use a particular substance in immunizing someone against a disease. Donna inoculated Richard and Nancy with yellow fever vaccine for their trip. She also inoculated Sam with something to prevent malaria.
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Factors contributing to seasonal increases in inoculative freezing resistance in overwintering fire-colored beetle larvae Dendroides canadensis (Pyrochroidae).
Being paranoids, the Nazis were real good at working identification, and that means all the inoculative aspects, even the politics of psychoanalysis.
Inoculative bioassays yielded 83% mortality of the treated spiders within 3 to 5 days (Fig.
But only the German military, psychological, and military-psychological establishments stayed with the analysis-inspired research into war neurosis: its cure and inoculative prevention on one's own side and its infliction across enemy lines through psychological warfare.
Microbial control agents such as entomopathogenic fungus can regulate insect populations through inundative and inoculative applications (Kurtti & Keyhani 2008; Mahdavi et al.