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English definition of “taint”


verb [T]     /teɪnt/
OPINION to spoil people's opinion of someone: [often passive] a government tainted by scandalDamaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
MAKE HARMFUL to spoil something, especially food or blood, by adding a harmful substanceDamaging and spoilingDestroying and demolishing
(Definition of taint verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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