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pollution

noun [U]
 
 
/pəˈluːʃən/ ENVIRONMENT
damage caused to water, air, etc. by harmful substances or waste: air/water pollution It is the biggest environmental pollution incident in the history of the country.
the harmful substances that cause damage to water, the air, etc.: New research found that industrial pollution goes high in the atmosphere and travels far.
Translations of “pollution”
in Korean 오염…
in Arabic تَلَوُّث…
in Portuguese poluição…
in Catalan contaminació, pol·lució…
in Japanese 汚染, 公害…
in Italian inquinamento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 污染…
in Russian загрязнение…
in Turkish kirlilik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 污染…
in Polish zanieczyszczenie…
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