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persistent organic pollutant

Saltos de línea: per¦sist|ent or|gan¦ic pol¦lu|tant

Definición de persistent organic pollutant en inglés:

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A hazardous organic chemical compound that is resistant to biodegradation and thus remains in the environment for a long period of time.
Example sentences
  • What the bill actually does is prohibit the import, manufacture, or use of persistent organic pollutants.
  • Unfortunately, being top of the food chain, many have high concentrations of persistent organic pollutants in their bodies.
  • Clearly, they include the actual definition of a persistent organic pollutant, in clause 4.

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