sanitary facilities

plural noun

: rooms in a public place with a toilet and sink : bathrooms
The park had clean sanitary facilities.

Examples of sanitary facilities in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This will again put a strain on the country’s asylum facilities, where for months last year hundreds of refugees at a time were forced to sleep in the rough with little or no access to drinking water, sanitary facilities or health care. Reuters, NBC News, 8 July 2023 At the end of World War II, the debate was reignited by women, desperately seeking jobs, who found a lack of adequate sanitary facilities at workplaces. Niha Masih, Washington Post, 17 Feb. 2023

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“Sanitary facilities.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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