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pollute

verb [T]  /pəˈlut/ us  
to make air, water, or earth dirty or harmful to people, animals, and plants, esp. by adding harmful chemicals or waste: Chemical fertilizers and pesticides are polluting the groundwater.
pollutant
noun [C]  /pəˈlu·tənt/ us  
Maybe there’s some kind of chemical pollutant in their drinking water.
Translations of “pollute”
in Korean 오염시키다…
in Arabic يُلَوِّث…
in French polluer…
in Turkish kirletmek, pisletmek…
in Italian inquinare…
in Chinese (Traditional) 污染…
in Russian загрязнять (окружающую среду)…
in Polish zanieczyszczać…
in Spanish contaminar…
in Portuguese poluir…
in German verschmutzen…
in Catalan pol·luir, contaminar…
in Japanese ~を汚染する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 污染…
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