Translation of pollution in Spanish:

pollution

Pronunciation: /pəˈluːʃən/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 [Ecology/Ecología] contaminación (f), polución (f) (before noun/delante del nombre) pollution levels niveles (masculine plural) de contaminación
    More example sentences
    • 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 (feminine)

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