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contaminate

US [kənˈtæmɪˌneɪt]
UK [kənˈtæmɪneɪt]
  • v.污染;弄脏;玷污
  • adj.〈古〉污染的
  • Web毒害;弄污;沾污
Simple Present:contaminates  Present Participle:contaminating  Past Tense:contaminated  
contaminate
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v.
1.
~ sth (with sth)
污染;弄脏to make a substance or place dirty or no longer pure by adding a substance that is dangerous or carries disease
The drinking water has become contaminated with lead.
饮用水被铅污染了。
contaminated blood/food/soil
受到污染的血液╱食物╱土壤
2.
~ sth
玷污,毒害,腐蚀(人的思想或品德)to influence people's ideas or attitudes in a bad way
They were accused of contaminating the minds of our young people.
他们被指控毒害我们青少年的心灵。

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