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).

(Übersetzung von “contaminate” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)