unpolluted

adjective
un·pol·lut·ed | \ˌən-pə-ˈlü-təd \

Definition of unpolluted 

: not contaminated or made unclean or impure : not polluted a mind unpolluted by hatred especially : not contaminated with man-made waste unpolluted water … an unpolluted wilderness of startling size in this heavily populated state. — Nancy Piccin

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Pushed by poverty and pulled by the hope of a better life, the residents of the village of Tekani, Bangladesh have for almost a decade been making the trip south to the capital to demand better safety conditions and unpolluted waters. Adam Matthews, Newsweek, "The Environmental Crisis in Your Closet," 13 Aug. 2015 The American people should not have to fight for something as essential and simple as clean water to drink, unpolluted food to eat, and clear air to breathe. Jasmine Jemewouk, Alaska Dispatch News, "Alaskans will feel unkind cuts to EPA," 1 Oct. 2017 And that’s not just because the unpolluted night sky is full of a vast world of celestial lights that has struck humans with awe since the beginning. Kat Eschner, Smithsonian, "Is Light Pollution Really Pollution?," 1 June 2017 The skies over Africa are often a perfect laboratory for teaching astronomy, especially in the evening, when rural areas are gifted with dark, unpolluted views of the stars. National Geographic, "Help Send Eclipse Glasses to Kids in Africa," 9 Aug. 2016 Meanwhile, the household water of Cottage Grove is coming from the remaining unpolluted wells, said Levitt. Bob Shaw, Twin Cities, "Cottage Grove limits lawn watering as it struggles to filter out pollution," 2 June 2017 And that’s not just because the unpolluted night sky is full of a vast world of celestial lights that has struck humans with awe since the beginning. Kat Eschner, Smithsonian, "Is Light Pollution Really Pollution?," 1 June 2017 The sky revealed the carefree transparent blue of an unpolluted tropical ocean. Mark Swed, latimes.com, "The 24-hour Joshua Tree party to celebrate Lou Harrison's 100th birthday," 16 May 2017 The researchers sequenced the entire genomes of these fish and compared them to the genomes of killifish in unpolluted waters nearby each site. National Geographic, "These Fish Evolved to Live in Extremely Toxic Water," 8 Dec. 2016

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1540, in the meaning defined above

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