challenge

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1. In immunology, administration of a specific antigen to an individual known to be sensitive to that antigen in order to produce an immune response.
2. To expose or infect.
3. In the law, to test the suitability or validity of someone or something.
SEE: challenge for cause

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1. In immunology, administration of a specific antigen to an individual known to be sensitive to that antigen in order to produce an immune response.
2. To expose or infect.
3. In the law, to test the suitability or validity of someone or something.
SEE: challenge for cause

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