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contamination

noun

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something that is or that makes impure
  • swimming in the lake is banned until the contamination is identified and neutralized

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The first known use of contamination was in the 15th century

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“Contamination.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/contamination. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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