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taint

[teɪnt]

  1. N liter mancha f , mácula f liter

  2. VT

    1. (=spoil) [+ food, medicine] contaminar

    2. (fig) [+ reputation] mancillar

Examples from texts

The possibility of the occurrence of taint or odour in food crops must be investigated and be reported where:
Deberá examinarse la posible aparición de alteraciones en el sabor o el olor de los cultivos para alimentación, e informar sobre ellas, cuando:
A mechanism for industry to alert FDA about potentially tainted products and about the firms that make them.
Un mecanismo para la industria para alertar a la FDA sobre posibles productos contaminados y las compañías que los fabrican.

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taint1/3
teɪntFeminine nounmancha; máculaExamples

the taint of sin — la mancha del pecado

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Collocations

become tainted
empañarse

Word forms

taint

noun
SingularPlural
Common casetainttaints
Possessive casetaint'staints'

taint

verb
Basic forms
Pasttainted
Imperativetaint
Present Participle (Participle I)tainting
Past Participle (Participle II)tainted
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I taintwe taint
you taintyou taint
he/she/it taintsthey taint
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am taintingwe are tainting
you are taintingyou are tainting
he/she/it is taintingthey are tainting
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have taintedwe have tainted
you have taintedyou have tainted
he/she/it has taintedthey have tainted
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been taintingwe have been tainting
you have been taintingyou have been tainting
he/she/it has been taintingthey have been tainting
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I taintedwe tainted
you taintedyou tainted
he/she/it taintedthey tainted
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was taintingwe were tainting
you were taintingyou were tainting
he/she/it was taintingthey were tainting
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had taintedwe had tainted
you had taintedyou had tainted
he/she/it had taintedthey had tainted
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been taintingwe had been tainting
you had been taintingyou had been tainting
he/she/it had been taintingthey had been tainting
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will taintwe shall/will taint
you will taintyou will taint
he/she/it will taintthey will taint
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be taintingwe shall/will be tainting
you will be taintingyou will be tainting
he/she/it will be taintingthey will be tainting
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have taintedwe shall/will have tainted
you will have taintedyou will have tainted
he/she/it will have taintedthey will have tainted
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been taintingwe shall/will have been tainting
you will have been taintingyou will have been tainting
he/she/it will have been taintingthey will have been tainting
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would taintwe should/would taint
you would taintyou would taint
he/she/it would taintthey would taint
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be taintingwe should/would be tainting
you would be taintingyou would be tainting
he/she/it would be taintingthey would be tainting
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have taintedwe should/would have tainted
you would have taintedyou would have tainted
he/she/it would have taintedthey would have tainted
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been taintingwe should/would have been tainting
you would have been taintingyou would have been tainting
he/she/it would have been taintingthey would have been tainting
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am taintedwe are tainted
you are taintedyou are tainted
he/she/it is taintedthey are tainted
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being taintedwe are being tainted
you are being taintedyou are being tainted
he/she/it is being taintedthey are being tainted
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been taintedwe have been tainted
you have been taintedyou have been tainted
he/she/it has been taintedthey have been tainted
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was taintedwe were tainted
you were taintedyou were tainted
he/she/it was taintedthey were tainted
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being taintedwe were being tainted
you were being taintedyou were being tainted
he/she/it was being taintedthey were being tainted
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been taintedwe had been tainted
you had been taintedyou had been tainted
he/she/it had been taintedthey had been tainted
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be taintedwe shall/will be tainted
you will be taintedyou will be tainted
he/she/it will be taintedthey will be tainted
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been taintedwe shall/will have been tainted
you will have been taintedyou will have been tainted
he/she/it will have been taintedthey will have been tainted