Definition of sanitation
1 : the act or process of making sanitary
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
Diseases can spread from poor sanitation.
First Known Use of sanitation
SANITATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sanitation for English Language Learners
: the process of keeping places free from dirt, infection, disease, etc., by removing waste, trash and garbage, by cleaning streets, etc.
SANITATION Defined for Kids
Definition of sanitation for Students
: the act or process of making or keeping things free from filth, infection, or other dangers to health
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