how to pronounce contaminated


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contaminated is pronounced in five syllables

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

“… crowds or touching contaminated surfaces …”

meanings of contaminated


  1. Made unfit for use by the introduction of unwholesome or undesirable elements.
  2. Adulterated; impure.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of contaminate.

contaminated frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word contaminated occurs in english on average 3.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics contaminated can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that contaminated can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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