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Webster 1913 Edition


Adulteration

A-dulˊter-a′tion

,
Noun.
[L.
adulteratio
.]
1.
The act of adulterating; corruption, or debasement (esp. of food or drink) by foreign mixture.
The shameless
adulteration
of the coin.
Prescott.
2.
An adulterated state or product.

Webster 1828 Edition


Adulteration

ADULTERA'TION

,
Noun.
The act of adulterating, or the state of being adulterated, corrupted or debased by foreign mixture.
The adulteration of liquors, of drugs, and even of bread and beer, is common, but a scandalous crime.

Definition 2021


adulteration

adulteration

See also: adultération

English

Noun

adulteration (plural adulterations)

  1. The action of adulterating, being mixed with extraneous material, illicit substitution of one substance for another.

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