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impure

adjective uk   /ɪmˈpjʊər/ us    /-ˈpjʊr/

impure adjective (MIXED)

mixed with other substances and therefore lower in quality: impure heroin/gold

impure adjective (BAD)

literary or humorous involving sexual thoughts or behaviour that are wrong or not moral: She was accused of having impure thoughts about her male students.
Translations of “impure”
in Spanish impuro…
in French impur…
in German unrein…
in Chinese (Traditional) 混雜的, 不純的, 劣質的…
in Russian нечистый, с примесью…
in Turkish katışık, karışık, saf olmayan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 混杂的, 不纯的, 劣质的…
in Polish zanieczyszczony…
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