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-) + alterare "to alter" (see alter).
1. This adulteration of food must stop.
2. This adulteration of food must be stopped.
3. Adulteration with petroleum is permitted in certain circumstances.
4. And resolutely down on fresh milk production and adulteration of the offense.
5. The adulteration of alcohol in the wine rouse public attention.