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adulteration

a·dul·ter·a·tion

adulteration

 
 
pronunciation:
duhl tr eI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of adulterating, or making worse or impure by adding unnecessary or inferior ingredients.
When the price of fruit skyrocketed, adulteration of fruit juice became a common practice among certain beverage manufacturers.
definition 2: the condition or state of being adulterated.
definition 3: something that has been adulterated.
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