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impurity

noun uk   /ɪmˈpjʊə.rɪ.ti/ us    /-ˈpjʊr.ə.t̬i/

impurity noun (MIXED)

[C or U] the fact that a substance is dirty or lower in quality because it is mixed with another substance, or something that causes this: Impurities are removed from the blood by the kidneys. The impurity of the water is a health risk.

impurity noun (BAD)

[U] literary or humorous sexual thoughts or behaviour that are wrong or not moral
Traducciones de “impurity”
en chino (tradicionál) 混雜, 雜質,不純…
en chino (simplificado) 混杂, 不纯的, 劣质的…
(Definition of impurity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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