Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective making impure or corrupt by virtue of extraneous origin; -- of impurities.
  • adjective making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials; -- of people.

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  • verb Present participle of adulterate.

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  • adjective making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials

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Examples

  • Scientific conservatives can’t stand the idea of adulterating known truths by including potentially false ideas.

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  • Scientific conservatives can’t stand the idea of adulterating known truths by including potentially false ideas.

    ENTANGLED MINDS

  • Scientific conservatives can’t stand the idea of adulterating known truths by including potentially false ideas.

    ENTANGLED MINDS

  • Drug users go to great lengths to beat these tests -- such as adulterating urine samples -- but today's drug tests are increasingly sophisticated and can identify true positives and negatives despite the attempts of those trying to cover up drug use.

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  • Chelsea's coach at the time, Jose Mourinho, accused the official of "adulterating" the outcome of a match.

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  • Chelsea's coach at the time, Jose Mourinho, accused the official of "adulterating" the outcome of a match.

    TEAMtalk Football News

  • Felony violations include adulterating or misbranding a food, drug, or device, and putting an adulterated or misbranded food, drug, or device into interstate commerce.

    William Marler: Prosecuting Those Who Poison

  • Felony violations include adulterating or misbranding a food, drug, or device, and putting an adulterated or misbranded food, drug, or device into interstate commerce.

    William Marler: Prosecuting Those Who Poison

  • Yes, the Palestinians would ‘increase the birth rate’ by adulterating the civilization of Christendom with harems, honor killings and cousin-marriage, among other immoral practices.

    Matthew Yglesias » Israel’s Irrealism on Settlements

  • Election year politics have a way of adulterating the more important issues facing the country, even those issues that would seem to transcend the ideological divide.

    Frank Stewart: Natural Gas' Role in 2012 Election Cycle

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