US: /kənˈtæməˌneɪt/
UK: /kəntˈæmɪnˌe‍ɪt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

contaminate /kən'tæmineit/
  • ngoại động từ
    • làm bẩn, làm ô uế
    • làm nhiễm (bệnh)
    • làm hư hỏng
      • to be contaminated by companions: bị bạn xấu làm hư hỏng

Advanced English dictionary

+ verb [VN]
1 ~ sth (with sth) to make a substance or place dirty or no longer pure by adding a substance that is dangerous or carries disease: The drinking water has become contaminated with lead. + contaminated blood / food / soil + a river contaminated by radioactivity / pollution
2 (formal) to influence people's ideas or attitudes in a bad way: They were accused of contaminating the minds of our young people.
contamination noun [U]: radioactive contamination

Thesaurus dictionary

defile, sully, pollute, corrupt, rot, stain, soil, taint, infect, poison, foul, spoil, befoul; debase, adulterate, vitiate:
The river has been contaminated by effluent from a nearby factory.

Concise English dictionary

+make impure
+make radioactive by adding radioactive material