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contaminate is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of contaminate in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of contaminate


  1. To soil, stain, corrupt, or infect by contact or association.
  2. To infect, often with bad objects.
  3. To make something dangerous or toxic by introducing impurities or foreign matter.
  4. To make unfit for use by the introduction of unwholesome or undesirable elements.

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