Definition of 'contaminate'
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Then as if it might contaminate him he let it fall sideways into the bed of pine needles. THE WHITE DOVE (2001)This could be a crime scene and the less we contaminate it the better. CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)Bruno turned away, not wanting to contaminate her with that vision. DREAMS OF INNOCENCE (2001)
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Translations for 'contaminate'
British English: contaminate VERB
If something is contaminated by dirt, chemicals, or radiation, they make it dirty or harmful.
Have any fish been contaminated in the ocean?
Definition of contaminate from the Collins English Dictionary
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