Definition of pollutant in English:

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Pronunciation: /pəˈl(j)uːt(ə)nt/


A substance that pollutes something, especially water or the atmosphere: chemical pollutants [as modifier]: pollutant gases
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  • Pentachlorophenol (PCP) is a good example of a nasty environmental pollutant.
  • The emphasis is not on taxing pollutants or simply outlawing pollutants.
  • The finding could help determine the background levels of various water pollutants.

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