Definition of hygiene
- has poor personal hygiene
- Brushing your teeth regularly is an important part of good oral hygiene.
Poor sanitation and hygiene caused many of the soldiers to get sick.
He has very poor personal hygiene.
Brushing your teeth regularly is an important part of good dental hygiene.
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: the things that you do to keep yourself and your surroundings clean in order to maintain good health
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