pollution Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “pollution” - Learner’s Dictionary

pollution

noun [U]
 
 
/pəˈluːʃən/
B1 damage caused to water, air, etc by harmful substances or waste: The book shows simple things you can do to reduce pollution from your car.Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectorsDirt and untidiness
Translations of “pollution”
in Korean 오염…
in Arabic تَلَوُّث…
in Portuguese poluição…
in Catalan contaminació, pol·lució…
in Japanese 汚染, 公害…
in Italian inquinamento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 污染…
in Russian загрязнение…
in Turkish kirlilik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 污染…
in Polish zanieczyszczenie…
(Definition of pollution from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “pollution”

Word of the Day

chestnut

a large tree with leaves divided into five parts and large round nuts that can be eaten

Word of the Day

Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
Introducing a new author and a new weekly blog post!
by Cambridge Dictionaries Online,
August 27, 2015
The English language is constantly changing. You know that. But did you know that at Cambridge Dictionaries Online we keep track of the changes? We continually add new words and new meanings to our online dictionary for learners of English. Some of them are new to English entirely (neologisms), and some

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More