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adulterate

verb [T usually passive] uk   us   /əˈdʌl.tə.reɪt/
to make food or drink weaker or to lower its quality, by adding something else: There were complaints that the beer had been adulterated with water.
adulterated
adjective uk   /əˈdʌl.tə.reɪ.tɪd/  us   /-t̬ɪd/
adulterated drugs/food
adulteration
noun [U] uk   us   /əˌdʌl.təˈreɪ.ʃən/
Translations of “adulterate”
in Chinese (Traditional) (在飲食中)摻雜,摻假…
in Chinese (Simplified) (在饮食中)掺杂,掺假…
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