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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 im·pure /(ˌ)ɪmˈpjʊr/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 im·pure /(ˈ)ɪmˈpjʊ(ə)r/ 形容詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·pure a.
 1. Not pure; not clean; dirty; foul; filthy; containing something which is unclean or unwholesome; mixed or impregnated extraneous substances; adulterated; as, impure water or air; impure drugs, food, etc.
 2. Defiled by sin or guilt; unholy; unhallowed; -- said of persons or things.
 3. Unchaste; lewd; unclean; obscene; as, impure language or ideas. Impure desires.”
 4. Script. Not purified according to the ceremonial law of Moses; unclean.
 5. Language Not accurate; not idiomatic; as, impure Latin; an impure style.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·pure, v. t. To defile; to pollute. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: combined with extraneous elements [ant: pure]
      2: used of persons or behaviors; not morally pure; "impure
         thoughts" [ant: pure]
      3: ritually unclean or impure; "and the swine...is unclean to
         you"-Leviticus 11:3 [syn: unclean] [ant: clean]