Translation of "contaminate" - English-Spanish dictionary

contaminate

verb uk /kənˈtæm.ɪ.neɪt/

to make something less pure or make it poisonous

contaminar
Much of the coast has been contaminated by nuclear waste.
The food which had been contaminated was destroyed.
contaminated adjective uk /-neɪ.tɪd/
contamination noun [ no plural ] uk /kənˌtæm.ɪˈneɪ.ʃən/

contaminación
The water supply is being tested for contamination (= the presence of unwanted or dangerous substances).

(Translation of “contaminate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

contaminate

verb /kənˈtӕmineit/

to make impure

contaminar
The town’s water supply has been contaminated by chemicals from the factory.
contamination noun

contaminación
the contamination of the ocean mainly with man-made waste.

(Translation of “contaminate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)