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toxic

Pronunciation: /ˈtɑːksɪk; ˈtɒksɪk/

Translation of toxic in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [materials/substance] tóxico; [assets/debt] tóxico
    Example sentences
    • Some waste materials that are highly poisonous are considered toxic wastes.
    • There weren't any chemical factories or toxic waste dumps or traffic, just a few goats and olive trees.
    • And yet it's a fine balance, because Vitamin A is also known to be a highly toxic chemical for the foetus.
    Example sentences
    • So a lot of people at risk here with these toxic loans which are really bad deals for consumers.
    Example sentences
    • That's slowing him down as he races to clean up the toxic assets infecting the nation's top banks.
    • Who better to manage the "toxic assets" of a failed bank than professional bond fund managers?
    • These were designed to take away the uncertainty in interbank lending, the uncertainty whose cause was the existence of toxic assets on each others ' balance sheets.

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