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  Words related to pollution

Related / Similar Words: contamination, befoulment, defilement

 

Definition:
  • the act of contaminating or polluting; including (either intentionally or accidentally) unwanted substances or factors;
  • the state of being polluted;
  • undesirable state of the natural environment being contaminated with harmful substances as a consequence of human activities;

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    Hyponyms: dust contamination, biodegradable pollution, nonbiodegradable pollution, air pollution, noise pollution, sound pollution, thermal pollution, water pollution

     

    Derivational Morphology: pollute, foul, contaminate, befoul, defile, maculate

     

    Language Translations:
    Danish: forurening   Dutch: vervuiling  
    Finnish: saaste   French: pollution  
    German: Umweltverschmutzung   Greek: ρύπανση  
    Hebrew: זיהום   Hindi: प्रदुषण  
    Indonesian: Polusi   Interlingua: pollution  
    Italian: inquinamento   Japanese: 汚染  
    Norwegian: forurensning   Portuguese: poluição  
    Spanish: contaminación   Telugu: కాలుష్యం  
     
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