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adulterate: Meaning and Definition of

a•dul•ter•ate

Pronunciation: (v.u-dul'tu-r?t"adj.u-dul'tur-it, -tu-r?t"), [key]
? v., adj. -at•ed, -at•ing,
?v.t.
  1. to debase or make impure by adding inferior materials or elements; use cheaper, inferior, or less desirable goods in the production of (any professedly genuine article): to adulterate food.
?adj.
  1. adulterated.
  2. adulterous (def. 1).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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