polluted

adj.
VERBS
be
become, get

The rivers became polluted as the result of industrial waste.

ADVERB
badly, heavily, highly, seriously, severely
PREPOSITION
with

The air is heavily polluted with traffic fumes.

Polluted is used with these nouns: ↑air, ↑atmosphere, ↑river, ↑water

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • Polluted — Pol*lut ed, a. Defiled; made unclean or impure; debauched. {Pol*lut ed*ly}, adv. {Pol*lut ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • polluted — index dissolute, harmful, profane, salacious, tainted (contaminated) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • polluted — [pə lo͞ot′id] adj. 1. contaminated 2. Slang intoxicated; drunk …   English World dictionary

  • polluted — pol|lut|ed [pəˈlu:tıd] adj dangerously dirty and not suitable for people to use ▪ one of the most polluted areas in the world polluted air/water/rivers etc ▪ The project s aim is to clean up polluted land. heavily/seriously/severely polluted ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Polluted — Pollute Pol*lute , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Polluted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Polluting}.] [L. pollutus, p. p. of polluere to defile, to pollute, from a prep. appearing only in comp. + luere to wash. See {Position}, {Lave}.] 1. To make foul, impure, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • polluted — mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated. □ Those guys are really polluted. □ Madam, you are polluted! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • polluted — pollutedness, n. /peuh looh tid/, adj. 1. made unclean or impure; contaminated; tainted: swimming in polluted waters. 2. Slang. drunk. [1350 1400; ME; see POLLUTE, ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • polluted — Synonyms and related words: abandoned, afflicted, bad, bad for, bent, boiled, bombed, boozy, canned, cockeyed, cockeyed drunk, common, contaminated, corrupt, corrupted, crocked, crocko, debased, debauched, decadent, defiled, degenerate, degraded …   Moby Thesaurus

  • polluted — very drunk, loaded, plastered, wasted    Every Friday night he goes to the bar and drinks till he s polluted …   English idioms

  • polluted — adjective rendered unwholesome by contaminants and pollution (Freq. 1) had to boil the contaminated water polluted lakes and streams • Syn: ↑contaminated • Similar to: ↑impure …   Useful english dictionary

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