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sanitation

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noun san·i·ta·tion \ˌsa-nə-ˈtā-shən\

Simple Definition of sanitation

  • : the process of keeping places free from dirt, infection, disease, etc., by removing waste, trash and garbage, by cleaning streets, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sanitation

  1. 1 :  the act or process of making sanitary

  2. 2 :  the promotion of hygiene and prevention of disease by maintenance of sanitary conditions (as by removal of sewage and trash) —often used attributively <a sanitation truck> <sanitation workers>

Examples of sanitation in a sentence

  1. Diseases can spread from poor sanitation.



1848

First Known Use of sanitation

1848


SANITATION Defined for Kids

sanitation

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noun san·i·ta·tion \ˌsa-nə-ˈtā-shən\

Definition of sanitation for Students

  1. :  the act or process of making or keeping things free from filth, infection, or other dangers to health




Medical Dictionary

sanitation

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noun san·i·ta·tion \ˌsan-ə-ˈtā-shən\

Medical Definition of sanitation

  1. 1:  the act or process of making sanitary

  2. 2:  the promotion of hygiene and prevention of disease by maintenance of sanitary conditions <mouth sanitation>





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