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English definition of “contaminate”
/kənˈtæmɪneɪt/ verb [T] ENVIRONMENT
› to make something less pure or make it poisonous: The government recently reported that 10% of farmland has been destroyed by pollution and that heavy metals contaminate 12 million tons of grain a year. There are fears that exported products could contaminate food supplies abroad. contamination noun [U] › The report concluded that bacterial contamination at the factory could occur no matter what technology was being used.