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One entry found for contaminate.
Main Entry: con·tam·i·nate
Pronunciation: kschwan-primarystresstam-schwa-secondarystressnamacrt
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -nat·ed; -nat·ing
1 : to soil, stain, or infect by contact or association
2 : to make impure or unfit for use by adding something harmful or unpleasant <wells contaminated by chemicals>
- con·tam·i·na·tion /-secondarystresstam-schwa-primarystressnamacr-shschwan/ noun
- con·tam·i·na·tor /-primarystresstam-schwa-secondarystressnamacrt-schwar/ noun

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