pollution
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pollution(
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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. (ecology)
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).
Air pollution is a serious problem in many metropolises around the world.La contaminación atmosférica es un problema serio en muchas metropólis alrededor del mundo.
Factories cause most of the pollution in the city.Las fábricas causan la mayor parte de la contaminación en la ciudad.
b. la polución
(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).
There is a very high level of pollution in the rivers.En los ríos hay niveles muy altos de polución.
2. (lack of integrity)
a. la corrupción
(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).
Political pollution runs rampant in the whole country.La corrupción política prolifera en todo el país.
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pollution
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
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).
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pollution [pəˈluːʃən]
noun
1 contaminación (f); polución (f)
2 corrupción (f)
modifier
pollution control (n) control (m) de la contaminación
...expensive pollution control equipment He is the authority's pollution control manager in the north west
pollution levels (n) niveles (m) de contaminación
Cars have been banned from the city centre until pollution levels fall The emissions exceeded permitted pollution levels
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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