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 for Immunity
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Immunity \Im*mu"ni*ty\, n.; pl. Immunities. [L. immunitas, fr.
     immunis free from a public service; pref. im- not + munis
     complaisant, obliging, cf. munus service, duty: cf. F.
     immunit['e]. See Common, and cf. Mean, a.]
     1. Freedom or exemption from any charge, duty, obligation,
        office, tax, imposition, penalty, or service; a particular
        privilege; as, the immunities of the free cities of
        Germany; the immunities of the clergy.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. Freedom; exemption; as, immunity from error.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. The state of being insusceptible to disease, certain
        poisons, etc.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the state of not being susceptible; "unsusceptibility to
           rust" [syn: unsusceptibility, immunity] [ant:
           susceptibility, susceptibleness]
      2: (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist
         disease [syn: immunity, resistance]
      3: the quality of being unaffected by something; "immunity to
      4: an act exempting someone; "he was granted immunity from
         prosecution" [syn: exemption, immunity, granting

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  93 Moby Thesaurus words for "immunity":
     absolution, acquired immunity, active immunity, amnesty, antibody,
     antigen, artificial immunity, assurance, blank check,
     carte blanche, charter, clear sailing, congenital immunity,
     copyright, diplomatic immunity, discharge, dispensation, exception,
     exclusion, exculpation, excuse, exemption, exoneration,
     familial immunity, favor, franchise, freedom, grace, grant,
     harmlessness, immunity theory, immunization, immunization therapy,
     immunochemistry, immunology, immunotherapy, impunity, indemnity,
     indulgence, inherent immunity, inherited immunity, inoculation,
     insusceptibility, invulnerability, legislative immunity, liberty,
     license, natural immunity, nolle prosequi, non prosequitur,
     nonprosecution, nonspecific immunity, nonsusceptibility to disease,
     opsonic immunity, pardon, passive immunity, patch test, patent,
     permission, phagocytic immunity, privilege, protection,
     racial immunity, redemption, release, remission, remission of sin,
     reprieve, resistance, risklessness, safeguard, safeness, safety,
     scratch test, security, serotherapeutics, serotherapy,
     serum therapy, shrift, side-chain theory, sparing, special favor,
     specific immunity, stay, surety, toxin-antitoxin immunity,
     toxin-antitoxin immunization, tuberculin test, unsusceptibility,
     vaccination, vaccine therapy, vaccinotherapy, warrant

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  IMMUNITY. An exemption from serving in an office, or performing duties which 
  the law generally requires other citizens to perform. Vide Dig. lib. 50, t. 
  6; 1 Chit. Cr. L. 821; 4 Har. & M'Hen. 341. 

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