Translation of taint in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /teɪnt/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • (contaminate) [meat/water] contaminar; (dishonor) [name/reputation] mancillar [literary/literario], deshonrar the generosity of their donation was tainted by selfish motives la generosidad del donativo se veía empañada por el egoísmo de sus motivosto be tainted with sth his writings are tainted with racism su obra está contaminada de racismo
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    • Pollution from Asia can taint the air along the West Coast of the U.S., said scientists on Friday at a meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
    • Pollution, noise, tainted food, plastics, celebrity boxing - we live in an alarmingly toxic environment.
    • The substitute eliminates the problem of donated blood being tainted by infections or impurities.
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    • The market has been tainted with poor quality products, dismal performance and overwhelming disappointment.
    • But some of the most prominent have been tainted by scandal.
    • Both tainted by scandal, they are also the most polarizing figures from each of their respective parties.


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