There are 2 translations of poison in Spanish:

poison1

Pronunciation: /ˈpɔɪzn/

n

countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable
  • veneno (masculine) rat poison matarratas (masculine) to take poison envenenarse to hate sb like poison odiar a algn a muerte Spencer's name was poison to him no podía ni oír mencionar el nombre de Spencer what's your poison? [colloquial, humorous/familiar, humorístico] ¿qué vas a tomar? (before noun/delante del nombre) poison gas gas (masculine) tóxico

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There are 2 translations of poison in Spanish:

poison2

vt

  • 1.1 [person/animal] (with poison) envenenar; (make ill) intoxicar* 1.2 (infect) [blood] envenenar; [cut] infectar
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    • He tried to poison us like lower animals, like the mice that pester storybook villages, the insects that fly around the heads of those that I read about.
    • Towards the end, as he's dying of an undefined illness, we realize he picks up chicks by poisoning their pets but acting so super nice and stuff.
    • The snake's venom poisoned the wolf and raven's blood.
    1.3 (pollute) [river/soil] contaminar
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    • On the Australian mainland, they killed them by giving them poisoned food and clothing contaminated by diseases they had never before experienced.
    • Scary reports are all over the media here in southern California about some nutball who poisoned some baby food.
    • In June 2002, following threats that their food would be poisoned, the men were unable to eat for a period of seven days.
    1.4 (make poisonous) envenenar a poisoned dart un dardo envenenado
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    • But this is still not all there is in combat, as you can poison your weapons or arrows to do even more damage.
    • The Sultan's army was primarily light cavalry armed with crossbows that shot poisoned arrows.
    • I was especially wary of them this time, now that I knew their swords were poisoned, and dodged them as they attempted to advance on me.
    1.5 (corrupt) [mind/society] corromper; [relationship/atmosphere] dañar, estropear to poison sb's mind against sb indisponer* a algn contra algn
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    • And, if your opponent is indeed guilty of abusing those around him: It won't be long before he fatally poisons his campaign with destructive behavior.
    • But I simply cannot remain silent and sit here and listen when a party that is trying to attain power at any cost poisons the relationship between the two peoples of this country.
    • Their bitterness poisons their attitude and their outlook on life.

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The variety of catalán spoken in the Balearic Islands is called mallorquín. Some people regard it as a separate language from Catalan, which enjoys official status, but it is not officially recognized as such.