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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Corrupted by touch or association adj. - Rendered unwholesome by pollution; Exposed to infecting organisms.

Usage examples (38)
  • Had to boil the contaminated water
  • contaminated evidence
  • Verb (used with object) : to contaminate a lake with sewage. ,to contaminate a laboratory
  • The cholera bacteria may be present in contaminated food, water or shellfish. for more
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