granting immunity

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n granting immunity an act exempting someone "he was granted immunity from prosecution"
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Usage

In literature:

At one time the emperor was compelled to grant to the bishop of Rome certain immunities and privileges.
"Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians" by Martin Luther
In the year 133 A.D. Hadrian granted immunity from taxes and military service to physicians in recognition of their public services.
"A History of Science, Volume 1(of 5)" by Henry Smith Williams
For if so, then would a celibate clergy have grant of immunity.
"One of Our Conquerors, Complete" by George Meredith
He promised Clarus to grant him safety and immunity.
"Dio's Rome, Volume V., Books 61-76 (A.D. 54-211)" by Cassius Dio
In these matters of dressing and looking your part musicians seem granted an immunity denied to all their fellow-artists.
"Prose Fancies (Second Series)" by Richard Le Gallienne
They regarded them, with a sort of sacred reverence, granting them a peculiar protection and great immunities.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VII. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
Leopold I. granted the Servian refugees very considerable privileges and immunities, causing thereby great jealousy among the Hungarians.
"Round About the Carpathians" by Andrew F. Crosse
Butilian's own immunity from Tertiae seems to be taken for granted as a result of the King's gift to him.
"The Letters of Cassiodorus" by Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
Even though they're not of Privileged rank, they're granted certain immunities and rights.
"The Status Civilization" by Robert Sheckley
No burgher or alien shall be granted privileges or immunities which on the same terms shall not be granted to all burghers.
"South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. 1 (of 6)" by Louis Creswicke
I should gorge them with gold, I should grant them immunity for their crimes, and they would be grateful.
"The Speaker, No. 5: Volume II, Issue 1" by Various
Further immunities and privileges were granted by James III.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 10" by Various
Immunities seldom granted but for valuable considerations, 163.
"An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations" by Adam Smith
The first of the extracts below (a) is a seventh-century formula for the grant of an immunity by the king to a bishop.
"A Source Book of Mediæval History"
No immunity, however, was granted to vessels charged with religious or philanthropic missions.
"International Law. A Treatise. Volume II (of 2)" by Lassa Francis Oppenheim
Hence, almost all governments grant this immunity to this class of persons.
"The Curiosities and Law of Wills" by John Proffatt
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In news:

An international team of scientists led by the Scripps Research Institute will continue trying to unravel the mysteries of the immune system, thanks to a new federal grant.
Defense lawyers name Jeremiah O'Sullivan as federal agent who granted James 'Whitey' Bulger immunity to commit crimes.
Defense lawyers name Jeremiah O'Sullivan as federal agent who granted James 'Whitey' Bulger immunity to commit crimes.
Senate submits bill granting immunity to 911 callers who report drug overdoses.
INDEMNIFICATION As we all know, the Bush adminstration is hellbent on passing a law granting telecom companies retroactive immunity for any surveillance laws they may have broken in the aftermath of 9/11.
Will the Supreme Court grant him immunity.
Monsanto Protection Act ' grants biotech industry total immunity over GM crops.
Judge Michael McCuskey has ruled federal prosecutors can use incriminating statements an accused killer in a 2007 Danville triple murder made under a grant of immunity from prosecution because he violated his immunity agreement.
An international team of scientists led by the Scripps Research Institute will continue trying to unravel the mysteries of the immune system , thanks to a new federal grant.
Monsanto Protection Act' grants biotech industry total immunity over GM crops.
LOS ANGELES—A Los Angeles city commission has voted to grant limited immunity to medical marijuana clinics.
In an attempt to get some regulation on the books, the Los Angeles City Planning Commission on Thursday adopted a measure granting limited immunity from enforcement to some medical marijuana clinics in the city.
US attorney granted immunity .
Four former and current York County School Division employees have been granted sovereign immunity for a portion of a civil lawsuit alleging school officials failed to stop the bullying of a student who committed suicide.
A 13th person has been granted immunity in a secret Milwaukee County investigation that has already led to criminal charges against six people close to Gov Scott Walker.
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In science:

Also, longer than B. taylorii and B. grahamii infections (Telfer et al. for B. grahamii and B. taylorii, previous infection by the species appears to grant some form of immunity to that species, suggesting that hosts can develop an effective acquired immune response.
A coupled hidden Markov model for disease interactions
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