- 1.1 [Ecology/Ecología] contaminación (f), polución (f) (before noun/delante del nombre) pollution levels niveles (masculine plural) de contaminaciónMore example sentences1.2 (corruption) corrupción (feminine)
- 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.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.