polluter


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pol·lute

 (pə-lo͞ot′)
tr.v. pol·lut·ed, pol·lut·ing, pol·lutes
1. To make unfit for or harmful to living things, especially by the addition of waste matter. See Synonyms at contaminate.
2. To make less suitable for an activity, especially by the introduction of unwanted factors: The stadium lights polluted the sky around the observatory.
3. To render impure or morally harmful; corrupt: felt that the minds of young people were hopelessly polluted by television ads.

[Middle English polluten, from Latin polluere, pollūt-.]

pol·lut′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polluter - a person or organization that causes pollution of the environmentpolluter - a person or organization that causes pollution of the environment
bad person - a person who does harm to others
Translations

polluter

[pəˈluːtəʳ] Ncontaminador(a) m/f

polluter

[pəˈluːtər] npollueur/euse m/f

polluter

nUmweltverschmutzer(in) m(f); the pulluter pays principledas Verursacherprinzip
References in classic literature ?
Thou art the man, Thou the accursed polluter of this land.
Strike terror to their hearts; defend La and her altar; wash clean the temple with the blood of the polluters."
Not only the private sector industries but semi government authorities like PDA also is a big air polluter and violations of environmental and solid waste management laws is its daily practice which is very much in the knowledge of high-ups of Environmental Protection Agency.
ISLAMABAD -- The costs of climate disruption and pollution are becoming clearer, which are passed on to society, individuals and future generations, rather than absorbed by the polluter. Therefore, there is a dire need of shifting the tax burden towards pollution and resource use, in order to help achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), inclusive growth and circular economy.
Addressing an event titled 'tax as a force for good: Re-balancing our tax systems to support a global economy fit for the future', they said that the costs of climate disruption and pollution were becoming clearer, which were passed on to society, individuals and future generations, rather than absorbed by the polluter.
The infographics noted that the slogan for the climate talks - Black to Green effectively captures the fact that Big Polluter sponsors have wrapped themselves in green branding while their core business digs up and burns coal, oil and gas, which is incompatible with the Paris Agreement and a liveable planet.
China, the world's worst polluter, will freeze its use of the gas by 2024.
A RECYCLING firm branded Scotland's worst polluter have been fined a record PS200,000 for storing waste without a licence.
--DuPont Chambers Works was the biggest polluter in New Jersey, dumping 5.4 million pounds of toxic pollution into the Delaware River.
Iran is surprisingly the 10th worst polluter although it is the 17th largest country by population.
Indeed, the polluter pays' principle, written into EU law by the Environmental Liability Directive (see box), applies.