Sinonimi inglese britannico
(verbo ) 
Definition
to contaminate with poisonous or harmful substances
beaches polluted by sewage pumped into the sea
Sinonimi
contaminate
The fishing waters have been contaminated with toxic wastes.
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dirty
He was afraid the dog's hairs might dirty the seats.
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mar
A number of problems marred the smooth running of the event.
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poison
The land has been completely poisoned by chemicals.
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soil
Young people don't want to do things that soil their hands.
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foul
sea grass fouled with black tar
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infect
The birds infect the milk.
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stain
Some foods can stain teeth, as of course can tea and coffee.
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taint
Rancid oil will taint the flavour.
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make filthy
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smirch
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befoul
Contrari
(verbo ) 
Definition
to corrupt morally
a man accused of polluting the minds of children
Sinonimi
defile
Who gave you permission to defile this sacred place?
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violate
Police are still searching for the people who violated the graves.
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corrupt
Cruelty depraves and corrupts.
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sully
I felt loath to sully the gleaming brass knocker by handling it.
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deprave
material likely to deprave those who hear or read it
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debase
He claims that advertising debases the English language.
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profane
They have profaned the traditions of the Church.
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desecrate
She shouldn't have desecrated the picture of a religious leader
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dishonour
I don't want to dishonour the men and women who risk their lives to keep us safe.
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debauch
a film accused of debauching public morals
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besmirch
Lawyers can besmirch reputations.
Contrari

sinonimi aggiuntivi

in the sense of besmirch
Definition
to tarnish (someone's name or reputation)
Lawyers can besmirch reputations.
Sinonimi
drag through the mud,
smirch
in the sense of corrupt
Definition
to make corrupt
Cruelty depraves and corrupts.
in the sense of debase
Definition
to lower in quality, character, or value
He claims that advertising debases the English language.

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Video: pronunciation of 'pollute'

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