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Present participle for to make dirty or polluted
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“When planning, it's wise to site ponds away from trees as dead leaves will foul the water.”
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Present participle for to decompose or break down, especially biologically
“The meat will foul and you may need to reach out to your local game officer on what to do next.”
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Present participle for to make or become entangled or jammed
“The vessel's net would foul the 52-foot motor lifeboat's twin 36-inch brass propellers.”
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Present participle for to make or become clogged
“The waste products from these agents create a mess and unpleasant odors as they foul the drain.”
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Present participle for to decrease the value, character, or quality of
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“Chase is afraid the movie he's making might foul his reputation with fans who jumped on his bandwagon as the stinging-satirist-buffoon.”
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Present participle for to spoil or render less pure by adding impurities or other substances
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Hitting a foul
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Present participle for upset
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Present participle for to cause damage to
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Present participle for to make a mistake or error
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Present participle for to cause disarray or disorganization in the order of
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The presence in or introduction into the environment of a substance which has harmful or poisonous effects
“Along the route I noticed 4 separate lots of dog dirt fouling the pavement.”
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