Definition of depollute in English:

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depollute

Pronunciation: /diːpəˈluːt/

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verb

[with object]
Remove harmful or poisonous substances from: every scrapped vehicle must be drained of oil and petrol to depollute it
More example sentences
  • It's hard to see how a passive wall coating, where the zeolite is mixed wth all the other constituents of a paint, can effectively depollute a whole room on a long-term basis.
  • "Having received the planning permission to construct a metal scrapyard, this enables us to develop authorised treatment facilities for end of life vehicles to depollute in accordance with EU Directive 2000/53/EC."
  • This classifies vehicles at the end of their lives as hazardous waste which have to be depolluted at specially approved centres.
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