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Radiation doesn't recognize borders. A meltdown in Japan or India, say, is a danger to the whole world. Wind circulates the radiation everywhere. Water quality is affected. We all eat the same fish. We use products from all over the world - if something is contaminated, it will cause harm.
Wladimir Klitschko

Meaning of "contaminated" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CONTAMINATED

contaminated  [kənˈtæmɪneɪtɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONTAMINATED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Contaminated is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CONTAMINATED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Contamination

Contamination is the presence of a minor and unwanted constituent in a material, in physical body, in the natural environment, at a workplace, etc.

Definition of contaminated in the English dictionary

The definition of contaminated in the dictionary is made impure by the addition of a harmful or undesirable substance.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONTAMINATED


alienated
ˈeɪlɪəˌneɪtɪd
carbonated
ˈkɑːbəˌneɪtɪd
chlorinated
ˈklɔːrɪˌneɪtɪd
co-ordinated
kəʊˈɔːdɪneɪtɪd
columned
ˈkɒləmˌneɪtɪd
decaffeinated
diːˈkæfɪneɪtɪd
fascinated
ˈfæsɪneɪtɪd
illuminated
ɪˈluːmɪneɪtɪd
laminated
ˈlæmɪˌneɪtɪd
male-dominated
ˌmeɪlˈdɒmɪneɪtɪd
myelinated
ˈmaɪɪlɪˌneɪtɪd
opinionated
əˈpɪnjəˌneɪtɪd
pinnated
ˈpɪneɪtɪd
polychlorinated
ˌpɒlɪˈklɔːrɪneɪtɪd
self-pollinated
ˌself ˈpɒlɪneɪtɪd
uncontaminated
ˌʌnkənˈtæmɪˌneɪtɪd
uncoordinated
ˌʌnkəʊˈɔːdɪˌneɪtɪd
undesignated
ʌnˈdɛzɪɡˌneɪtɪd
unterminated
ʌnˈtɜːmɪˌneɪtɪd
unvaccinated
ʌnˈvæksɪˌneɪtɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONTAMINATED

container gardening
container line
container port
container ship
container terminal
container transport
containerboard
containerisation
containerise
containerization
containerize
containerless
containment
contaminable
contaminant
contaminate
contamination
contaminative
contaminator
contango

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONTAMINATED

caffeinated
carinated
crenated
dedicated
designated
echinated
foraminated
geminated
gratinated
lunated
nonhalogenated
pennated
self-opinionated
unalienated
unchlorinated
ungerminated
unhyphenated
unilluminated
unimpregnated
unmyelinated
wind-pollinated

Synonyms and antonyms of contaminated in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CONTAMINATED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «contaminated» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of contaminated

Translation of «contaminated» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CONTAMINATED

Find out the translation of contaminated to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of contaminated from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «contaminated» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

污染
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

contaminada
570 millions of speakers

English

contaminated
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दूषित
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الملوثة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

загрязнены
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

contaminado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কলুষিত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

souillé
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tercemar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

verunreinigt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

汚染された
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

오염
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kontaminasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ô nhiễm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அசுத்தமான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

दूषित
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kirlenmiş
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

contaminati
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zanieczyszczone
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

забруднені
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

contaminate
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μολυσμένο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

besmet
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

kontaminerad
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

forurenset
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of contaminated

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTAMINATED»

The term «contaminated» is very widely used and occupies the 21.018 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTAMINATED» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about contaminated

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10 QUOTES WITH «CONTAMINATED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word contaminated.
1
Banksy
I wouldn't want to be remembered as the guy who contaminated a perfectly legitimate form of protest art with money and celebrities.
2
Gro Harlem Brundtland
Contaminated food is a major cause of diarrhea, substantially contributing to malnutrition and killing about 2.2 million people each year, most of them children.
3
Russ Carnahan
We know that in 2001 it was believed 78 stem cell lines existed. But now we know there are only 22 that are viable, and they have been contaminated with mouse stem cells.
4
Diana DeGette
Individual companies now have the voluntary responsibility of recalling their own products. While many companies have acted properly and swiftly to recall contaminated goods, the delay between the identification of tainted foods and the company's decision to recall those foods leads to the needless sickness of too many Americans.
5
Rose George
Diarrhea, 90 percent of which is caused by food and water contaminated by excrement, kills a child every fifteen seconds. That's more than AIDS, malaria, or measles, combined. Human feces are an impressive weapon of mass destruction.
6
Chris Hadfield
Our three big emergencies are fire, loss of pressurization or contaminated atmosphere. Any of those things in a spaceship are very deadly and time critical. Everybody's trained, but I'm the commander of the ship, and it's up to me to decide.
7
Wladimir Klitschko
Radiation doesn't recognize borders. A meltdown in Japan or India, say, is a danger to the whole world. Wind circulates the radiation everywhere. Water quality is affected. We all eat the same fish. We use products from all over the world - if something is contaminated, it will cause harm.
8
Rebecca De Mornay
I grew up in Europe, and I used to like those very slow-moving European films. I've been contaminated by the American TV culture, and I just want things to move faster now.
9
Sarah Polley
Well, because Dawn of the Dead can take place anywhere and it shows that actually the entire planet is contaminated, I would say that it shows the new face of our world - one person, one race, united against the invisible destructive force.
10
Eric Schlosser
The symptoms of food poisoning often don't appear for days after the contaminated meal was eaten. As a result, most cases of food poisoning are never properly diagnosed.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONTAMINATED»

Discover the use of contaminated in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to contaminated and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Contaminated Land: Problems and Solutions, Second Edition
Since publication of the 1st edition, the area has developed rapidly. Building on the success of the first edition, the new edition has been fully updated to take account of advances in the field.
T. Cairney, 2002
2
Remediation of Petroleum Contaminated Soils: Biological, ...
This book combines the results of current research with essential background material to provide complete, in-depth coverage of every aspect of in situ and ex situ bioremediation, as well as an extensive overview of the physical and ...
Eve Riser-Roberts, 1998
3
Dealing with Contaminated Sites: From Theory towards ...
This standard work on contaminated site management covers the entire sequence of steps involved in contaminated site management, from sampling to remediation.
Frank A. Swartjes, 2011
4
Bioremediation of Contaminated Soils
This volume focuses on innovative bioremediation techniques and applications for the cleanup of contaminated media and sites.
Donald L. Wise, 2000
5
Ecological Risk Assessment for Contaminated Sites
The first rule of good risk assessment is "don't do anything stupid". With the practical preparation you get from Ecological Risk Assessment for Contaminated Sites you won't.
Glenn W. Suter II, Rebecca A. Efroymson, Bradley E. Sample, 2000
6
Metal Contaminated Aquatic Sediments
The reactions - usually over a period of time - reflect biotic processing as well as chemical transformations. This book describes these important processes.
Herbert E. Allen, 1996
7
Remediation Manual for Contaminated Sites
Written as a down-to-earth reference for professionals faced with the challenges of remediating a contaminated site, this book is also useful as a primer for students and those new to the field.
David L. Russell, 2011
8
Phytoremediation of Contaminated Soil and Water
Gentle remediation is then applied in situ, or at the contamination site. No soil excavation or transport is necessary. This severely contains the potential risk of the pollutants entering the food chain. And it's cost effective.
Norman Terry, Gary S. Banuelos, 1999
9
Environmental Analysis of Contaminated Sites
This book assesses the current approaches, using case studies to illustrate key points.
Geoffrey I. Sunahara, 2002
10
Reclamation of Contaminated Land
This book is of great value for 2nd/3rd/4th year undergraduates and MSc students in Environmental Science, Environmental Technology, Environmental Management, Geography, Geology, Estate and Land Management.
C. Paul Nathanail, R. Paul Bardos, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONTAMINATED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term contaminated is used in the context of the following news items.
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$160000 to investigate potentially contaminated site in New Plymouth
The Government will invest $160,000 to support the investigation of a potentially contaminated site in New Plymouth, Environment Minister Dr ... «Scoop.co.nz, Jul 15»
2
State expands programs to clean contaminated properties
The former Remington Shaver plant in the South End of Bridgeport is a brownfield, with contamination from former industrial uses adding to ... «CT Post, Jul 15»
3
Toxic train crash contaminated nearby well water
A car on a CSX train carrying a flammable and toxic substance derailed and caught fire in eastern Tennessee, prompting the evacuation of ... «Chattanooga Times Free Press, Jul 15»
4
Proposed Ballard encampment site contaminated with heavy metals …
News of the contaminated site comes after the Mayor's announcement last week and a backlash from Ballard citizens about the site location. «Ballard News Tribune, Jul 15»
5
Stop! Your Stella & Chewy's Pet Food May Be Contaminated With …
Stella & Chewy's dog and cat foods could be contaminated with the bacteria that causes listeria, forcing the company to issue a voluntary recall ... «Tech Times, Jul 15»
6
City of SLO warns that some drinking water may be contaminated
San Luis Obispo recently violated a drinking-water standard for a chemical compound that in elevated levels has been associated with health ... «The San Luis Obispo Tribune, Jul 15»
7
Northwestern DA expands probe for possible cases of contaminated
NORTHAMPTON - The Northwestern District Attorney's Office is digging through its files in the wake of reports that evidence tampering by ... «MassLive.com, Jul 15»
8
Cooperl responds to contaminated meat fine
French pig cooperative Cooperl has expressed regret over a €150,000 fine it received from a court in France for handling contaminated meat, ... «GlobalMeatNews.com, Jul 15»
9
1750 kg contaminated Pakistani dates seized in Srinagar
Food Safety department Monday inspected markets and Mandis in the summer capital and seized around 1750 kilograms of contaminated ... «Rising Kashmir, Jul 15»
10
VIews sought over revised strategy to deal with contaminated land
Durham County Council has begun an eight-week consultation over revisions to its Contaminated Land Inspection Strategy. It is almost five ... «The Northern Echo, Jul 15»

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