Translation of "pollute" - English-Spanish dictionary

pollute

verb uk /pəˈluːt/ us /pəˈlut/ present participle polluting, past tense and past participle polluted

to make water, air, soil, etc. dirty or harmful

contaminar
We need a fuel that won’t pollute the environment.
polluted adjective /pəˈluː·tɪd/ /pəˈlu·t̬ɪd/

contaminado
The beaches were polluted with oil.

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

pollute

verb /pəˈluːt/

to make dirty

contaminar
Chemicals are polluting the air.
pollutant /pəˈluːtənt/ noun

a substance that damages the environment

Contaminante
an industrial pollutant.
polluted /pəˈluːtid/ adjective

dirty and dangerous for people to use

Contaminado
a severely polluted river.
pollution /-ʃən/ noun

contaminación
atmospheric pollution.

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