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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act or effect of making impure)
a. la contaminación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The contamination of the DNA sample compromised the data of the experiment.La contaminación de la muestra de ADN comprometió los datos del experimento.
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