how to pronounce pollute


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pollute is pronounced in two syllables

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

“… events that pollute the river the new …”

meanings of pollute


  1. To make something harmful, especially by the addition of some unwanted product.
  2. To violate sexually; to debauch; to dishonour.
  3. To make something or somewhere less suitable for some activity, especially by the introduction of some unnatural factor.
  4. To corrupt or profane.


  1. Polluted; defiled.

pollute frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word pollute occurs in english on average 0.7 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 pollute 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 pollute can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) life, nature, and living environment;

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