contaminate

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contaminate /kənˈtæməˌneɪt/ verb
contaminates; contaminated; contaminating
contaminate
/kənˈtæməˌneɪt/
verb
contaminates; contaminated; contaminating
Learner's definition of CONTAMINATE
[+ object]
: to make (something) dangerous, dirty, or impure by adding something harmful or undesirable to it
often used figuratively

— contaminated

adjective [more contaminated; most contaminated]

— contamination

/kənˌtæməˈneɪʃən/ noun [noncount]
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