Definition of 'pollution'
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Dry summers also mean less pollution from agriculture washing off fields. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Instead the mayor should introduce emergency traffic restrictions to reduce air pollution quickly. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They also cope with pollution, so are good for city gardens. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Did you know air pollution may show up on your face 10 years from now? The Sun (2017)The move will be welcomed by those who accuse the government of doing too little to warn people about the dangers of air pollution. Times, Sunday Times (2016)BRITAIN is to get its first mass warning system for surges in air pollution. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A dozen cities face the prospect of having to impose charges on owners of diesel vehicles under government plans to tackle air pollution. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In 2014 up to 1,000 cattle were reported to have died because of pollution in the river. Times, Sunday Times (2016)No country can control this pollution alone. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are concerned about the visual impact and the noise and light pollution. Times, Sunday Times (2006)His dream of incessant urbanisation and the environmental pollution it entails is very much a reality. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This would spare the region from continued urban sprawl and help to reduce pollution from car journeys. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The pollution also makes it harder for pollen to disperse. The Sun (2007)The school run is now a cause of considerable congestion and air pollution. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Sometimes noise pollution is the key factor rather than airborne toxins. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Governments began to take notice and to discuss measures to reduce pollution. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Avoiding pollution and harmful radiation may also be beneficial. PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002)Its habitat has also suffered from pollution. The Sun (2012)The projected savings in congestion and pollution are therefore illusory. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Good ventilation helps to reduce indoor air pollution but this is not always possible. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They may also be involved in polluting the environment and this pollution takes its toll on local residents. Victimology - the victim and the criminal justice process (1989)The destruction there has been linked to air pollution, including acid rain. Ice Time: Climate, Science, and Life on Earth (1990)Its source is unclear, but experts last night tested a river for pollution. The Sun (2008)Shipping's international nature excludes it from most national laws controlling pollution. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Standards of education, pollution and the environment were listed as good reasons for moving abroad. The Sun (2012)How do we keep our city safe - tackle air pollution? Times, Sunday Times (2016) Before pollution spread, the river fish were prized over those of the sea. Food Watch (1994)Fed up with the traffic, noise and pollution on your street? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Yet the platform is also useful for other organisations to map piracy, pollution control or resource management. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The new prices will have to take into account expenditure on all kinds of resources and on compensation for the pollution of the environment. Inside Perestroika: The Future of the Soviet Economy (1990)While environmental pollution is difficult for individuals to change, cigarette smoke is a personal choice that affects smokers and the people around them. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is also possible to scratch and infect the bites, or for the bites to flare up from environmental pollution such as exhaust fumes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'pollution'
British English: pollution /pəˈluːʃən/ NOUN
Pollution is poisonous substances that are polluting water, air, or land.
The level of pollution in the river was falling.
- American English: pollution
- Arabic: تَلَوُّث
- Brazilian Portuguese: poluição
- Chinese: 污染
- Croatian: zagađenost
- Czech: znečištění
- Danish: forurening
- Dutch: vervuiling
- European Spanish: contaminación
- Finnish: saaste
- French: pollution
- German: Umweltverschmutzung
- Greek: ρύπανση
- Italian: inquinamento
- Japanese: 汚染
- Korean: 오염
- Norwegian: forurensning
- Polish: zanieczyszczenie
- European Portuguese: poluição
- Romanian: poluare
- Russian: загрязнение
- Spanish: contaminación
- Swedish: förorening
- Thai: มลพิษ
- Turkish: kirlenme
- Ukrainian: забруднення
- Vietnamese: sự ô nhiễm
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