Synonyms for adulteration

Grammar : Noun
Spell : uh-duhl-tuh-rey-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : əˌdʌl təˈreɪ ʃən

Définition of adulteration

Origin :
  • c.1500, from Latin adulterationem (nominative adulteratio), noun of action from past participle stem of adulterare "corrupt, falsify; debauch; commit adultery," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + Late Latin alterare "to alter" (see alter).
  • noun corruption
Example sentences :
  • Most of the cases that I heard turned on the adulteration and falsification of liquors.
  • Extract from : « With Manchesters in the East » by Gerald B. Hurst
  • After the practices of adulteration naturally follow the practices of retail trade.
  • Extract from : « Laws » by Plato
  • It gives many openings for theories of agglutination and adulteration.
  • Extract from : « Epic and Romance » by W. P. Ker
  • An excessive amount of sand in the ash should be classed as adulteration.
  • Extract from : « Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value » by Harry Snyder
  • Dressing is not regarded as an adulteration, but as an embellishment.
  • Extract from : « Textiles » by William H. Dooley
  • Do, dear; and I will take that opportunity to finish my article on Adulteration.
  • Extract from : « A Simpleton » by Charles Reade
  • That scared the people, and for a while the adulteration of the material ceased.
  • Extract from : « The Story of Silk » by Sara Ware Bassett
  • Better any disfigurement by leads than the least adulteration of old work.
  • Extract from : « Windows, A Book About Stained & Painted Glass » by Lewis F. Day
  • There is a philosophy about adulteration I dont know much about.
  • Extract from : « The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 2 » by Elizabeth Bisland
  • Later in the century heavy penalties were imposed for adulteration.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 7 » by Various

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