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  • n. Plural form of immunity.


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  • From the PDF: "Provides certain immunities from civil liability relating to reporting or use of information."

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  • Reed Richards is very smart and respected, but Doom is a ruler of a country with certain legal immunities, which is nothing to sneeze at.

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  • However, Shelley and his story belong more or less to the tragic muse, and this subject is, perhaps, rather more the property of the comic: for great poets are rare, and really it is the smaller genius we have always with us that is likely to suffer most from those 'immunities'; still more the talent that would fain bear the greater name, and most of all the misguided industry which is neither the one nor the other.

    Prose Fancies

  • 'immunities', by which is meant ONLY 'transactional immunity' although the crooks may not realise this, betrays the quite obvious fact that THESE PEOPLE KNOW PERFECTLY WELL THAT THEY ARE CRIMINALS.


  • Dr. Jacobi goes on to say: "The fear has been expressed that these 'immunities' and 'privileges' would be forfeited were the franchise conferred.

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  • The proposed amendment also stated that all citizens were entitled to all the “privileges and immunities” guaranteed by the Constitution, including, most importantly, equal protection of the laws by both the state and national governments.

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • No State shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges or immunities of citizens of the United States, nor shall any State deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of thelaws

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  • The App Div thought I had a cause of action for wages but took every chance they could to zing me – which is especially inappropriate where the State is winning on what the court admitted were arguable immunities, not on the merits, and where I did what I was told to do, though complaining of discrimination and retaliation.

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  • The thriving, rich civilizations and cultures of North and South America collapsed under the ravages of imported diseases against which indigenous people had no built-up immunities.

    Bird Cloud

  • People are too hung up on when bacteria may technically grow on something - since when did a little bacteria do all that much harm? it's like the whole anti-bacterial craze, feed yourself normal bacteria and build up your immunities. although I would stay away from older canned/jarred things - botulism is scary. juggler314

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