: the action of polluting especially by environmental contamination with man-made waste; also : the condition of being polluted
Examples of POLLUTION
- industrial practices that have caused pollution of the air and water
- The tests showed high levels of pollution in the water.
- The fish are dying of pollution.
First Known Use of POLLUTION
pol·lu·tion noun \pə-ˈlü-shən\ (Medical Dictionary)
: the action of polluting or the condition of being polluted
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