pollution Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"pollution" in British English

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pollutionnoun [U]

uk   us   /pəˈluː.ʃən/
B1 damagecaused to ​water, ​air, etc. by ​harmfulsubstances or ​waste: air/​water pollution The ​manifestoincludestoughmeasures to ​tackleroadcongestion and environmental pollution.
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(Definition of pollution from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pollution" in American English

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pollutionnoun [U]

 us   /pəˈlu·ʃən/
the ​act of ​polluting, or the ​substances that ​pollute: air pollution Pollution from the ​factory could be ​contaminatingnearbywells.
(Definition of pollution from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"pollution" in Business English

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pollutionnoun [U]

uk   us   /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 ​researchfound that industrial pollution goes high in the atmosphere and ​travels far.
(Definition of pollution from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pollution”
in Arabic تَلَوُّث…
in Korean 오염…
in Portuguese poluição…
in Catalan contaminació, pol·lució…
in Japanese 汚染, 公害…
in Chinese (Simplified) 污染…
in Turkish kirlilik…
in Russian загрязнение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 污染…
in Italian inquinamento…
in Polish zanieczyszczenie…
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