Translation of pollution in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /pəˈluːʃən/


  • 1.1 [Ecol] contaminación (f), polución (f) (before n) pollution levels niveles (mpl) de contaminación
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    • Insidious pollution of the soil is the main cause of extinction of plant species in the UK.
    • People move or reduce physical activities when air pollution becomes intolerable.
    • This is a wasteful process causing a net loss of nitrogen to the animal and pollution of the environment.
    1.2 (corruption) corrupción (f)

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.