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Line breaks: de|pol¦lute
Pronunciation: /diːpəˈluːt

Definition of depollute in English:


[with object]
Remove harmful or poisonous substances from: every scrapped vehicle must be drained of oil and petrol to depollute it
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  • We are an authorised treatment facilities which allows us to depollute cars in accordance with the European ELV Directive.
  • The solar power mission is only a part of the larger mission to depollute the Ganga.
  • We purchase accidented vehicles, depollute them and prepare the remaining parts for sale.

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