Die Übersetzung von "contaminate" - Englisch-Portugiesisch-Wörterbuch


verb uk /kənˈtæm.ɪ.neɪt/ us

to make something less pure or make it poisonous

Much of the coast has been contaminated by nuclear waste.
The food which had been contaminated was destroyed.
contaminated adjective uk /-neɪ.tɪd/ us /-neɪ.t̬ɪd/
contamination noun [ no plural ] uk /kənˌtæm.ɪˈneɪ.ʃən/ us

The water supply is being tested for contamination (= the presence of unwanted or dangerous substances).

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