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Significado de “poison” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "poison" - Diccionario Inglés

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poisonnoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈpɔɪ.zən/  us   /ˈpɔɪ.zən/

poisonverb [T]

uk   /ˈpɔɪ.zən/  us   /ˈpɔɪ.zən/
  • poison verb [T] (ADD SUBSTANCE)

B2 to kill a person or animal or to make them very ill by giving them poison: Four members of the family had been poisoned, but not fatally.
B2 to put poison in someone's food or drink: He said that someone had poisoned his coffee.
B2 to add dangerous chemicals or other harmful substances to something such as water or air: The chemical leak had poisoned the water supply.
(Definition of poison from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "poison" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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poisonnoun

 us   /ˈpɔɪ·zən/
  • poison noun (SUBSTANCE)

[C/U] a substance that causes illness or death if swallowed, absorbed, or breathed into the body: [U] poison gas [C] Some cleaning products are poisons. [U] He sprayed the weeds with poison.
poisonous
adjective  us   /ˈpɔɪ·zə·nəs/
The mushrooms they picked were poisonous.

poisonverb [T]

 us   /ˈpɔɪ·zən/
  • poison verb [T] (CAUSE HARM)

to cause serious harm to something: Jealousy poisoned our relationship. I don’t see why you think TV poisons people’s minds (= influences them in a bad way).
  • poison verb [T] (SUBSTANCE)

to cause a person or animal to take in poison, or to add poison to food or a liquid: He thinks someone is trying to poison him. Her tea was poisoned.
(Definition of poison from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “poison”
en coreano 독약…
en árabe سَمّ…
in Malaysian racun…
en francés poison…
en ruso яд…
en chino (tradicionál) 毒, 毒藥,毒物…
en italiano veleno…
en turco zehir…
en polaco trucizna…
en español veneno…
in Vietnamese chất độc…
en portugués veneno…
in Thai ยาพิษ…
en alemán das Gift, Gift-……
en catalán verí…
en japonés 毒, 毒薬…
en chino (simplificado) 毒, 毒药,毒物…
in Indonesian racun…
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