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impureadjective

us   /ɪmˈpjʊər/
mixed with other substances and therefore harmful or lower in quality: impure drinking water
impurity
noun [C] us   /ɪmˈpjʊr·ɪ·t̬i/
Impurities are removed from the blood by the kidneys.
(Definition of impure from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “impure”
in Vietnamese bẩn…
in Spanish impuro…
in Malaysian kotor…
in Thai ซึ่งไม่บริสุทธิ์…
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 Indonesian kotor…
in Polish zanieczyszczony…
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