Bedeutung von “pollute” im Essential American English Dictionary

pollute

verb us /pəˈlut/ present participle polluting, past tense and past participle polluted

to make water, air, soil, etc. dirty or harmful:

We need a fuel that won’t pollute the environment.
polluted adjective

The beaches were polluted with oil.

(Definition von “pollute” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)