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contaminated

adjective
     
con‧tam‧i‧nat‧ed
HCHB water, food etc that is contaminated has had a harmful substance added to it
contaminated food/blood/water supplies etc
The infection was traced to contaminated food.
WORD FOCUS: dirty WORD FOCUS: dirty
similar words: filthy, grubby, grimy, mucky British English, muddy, greasy, dusty, soiled, contaminated, polluted


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