sanitation


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san·i·ta·tion

 (săn′ĭ-tā′shən)
n.
1. The study and application of procedures and measures designed to protect public health, as in the provision of clean water and the disposal of sewage and waste.
2. The disposal of sewage and waste.

sanitation

(ˌsænɪˈteɪʃən)
n
(Environmental Science) the study and use of practical measures for the preservation of public health

san•i•ta•tion

(ˌsæn ɪˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the development and application of sanitary measures for the sake of cleanliness, protecting health, etc.
2. the disposal of sewage and solid waste.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sanitation - the state of being clean and conducive to healthsanitation - the state of being clean and conducive to health
sanitariness - the state of being conducive to health
2.sanitation - making something sanitary (free of germs) as by sterilizing
cleaning, cleansing, cleanup - the act of making something clean; "he gave his shoes a good cleaning"

sanitation

noun hygiene, cleanliness, sewerage the hazards of contaminated water and poor sanitation
Translations
الوِقايَة الصِّحِّيَّه
zdravotní zařízení
kloakering
közegészségügy
hreinlætisaîgerîir
公衆衛生衛生設備
zdravotné zariadenie
sağlığı koruma

sanitation

[ˌsænɪˈteɪʃən]
A. N (= science) → higiene f; (= plumbing) → instalación f sanitaria
B. CPD sanitation department N (US) → departamento m de limpieza y recogida de basuras

sanitation

[ˌsænɪˈteɪʃən] n
(in house)installations fpl sanitaires
(in town)système m sanitairesanitation department n (US)service m de voiriesanitation man [sanitation men] (pl) n (US)éboueur m

sanitation

nHygiene f; (= toilets etc)sanitäre Anlagen pl; (= sewage disposal)Kanalisation f; the sanitation departmentdas Amt für Stadtreinigung

sanitation

[ˌsænɪˈteɪʃn] n (plumbing, in house) → impianti mpl igienici; (in town) → fognature fpl; (hygiene) → igiene f

sanitary

(ˈsӕnitəri) adjective
1. of or concerning conditions or arrangements that encourage good health.
2. free from dirt and germs. The conditions in that camp are not sanitary.
ˌsaniˈtation noun
the arrangements for protecting health, especially drainage.

san·i·ta·tion

n. saneamiento, sanidad.

sanitation

n saneamiento (ambiental), sanidad f, medidas sanitarias
References in classic literature ?
So well had Harris Collins built on his father's foundation that the place was considered a model of sanitation and kindness.
After all, the sanitation and the agriculture of to-day are still in the rudimentary stage.
The banths solve the problem of sanitation, at least in this respect.
And then began the great task, the sanitation of China.
I took the sanitation of cowsheds for the text of my sermons.
It is a troublesome rent to collect, but on the other hand there is no expenditure for repairs or sanitation, which are not considered necessary in tenement houses.
THE Federal Ministry of Water Resources has proposed a 12-month emergency action plan to scale up access to sanitation and hygiene services in the country's public spaces.
KARACHI -- Speakers at a conference on sanitation in Sindh on Thursday called for including strategies to provide safe drinking water, improving the existing sewerage system and provision of resources to the cities of the province in the Sindh government's list of main priorities.
World Toilet Day was celebrated for the first time in 2013 after the United Nations General Assembly adopted Singapore's decision to dedicate 19 November as the day for raising awareness about the global sanitation crisis.
The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) conducted an induction workshop for Ngqamakwe Water and Sanitation Forum on the 17 October 2017 in Ngqamakwe Hall.
2 (ANI): On the occasion of the third anniversary of the Swachh Bharat Mission held at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi today India Sanitation Coalition was awarded the top award in corporate category for its contribution towards the Swachh Bharat Mission on behalf of the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation.
ISLAMABAD -- The sanitation staff of Capital Development Authority (CDA) collected and disposed of waste material of over 60,000 sacrificial animals during three days of Eid-ul-Azha in the Federal Capital.