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English definition of “pollute”

pollute

verb [T]
 
 
/pəˈluːt/
B2 to make water, air, soil, etc dirty or harmful: We need a fuel that won't pollute the environment.Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectorsMaking things dirty and untidy
(Definition of pollute from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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