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 ?
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.
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.
So well had Harris Collins built on his father's foundation that the place was considered a model of sanitation and kindness.
And then began the great task, the sanitation of China.
I took the sanitation of cowsheds for the text of my sermons.
World Toilet Day aims to focus on sanitation problems, where 1 billion people around the world live without toilets, in addition to 2.
Andrex, Scott, Cottonelle Brands Launch Programs Supporting NGOs and New Partnership In India Launches to Help Solve the Global Sanitation Crisis
The African Development Bank and the Senegalese Ministry for Water Resources and Sanitation have fine-tuned their planning of a new US $54-million program to improve access to water and sanitation in the most challenging rural regions of the country.
com)-- Johnny on the Spot, LLC (JOTS) is proud to celebrate, in conjunction with the Portable Sanitation Association International (PSAI), the 2nd annual World Portable Sanitation Day (WPSD), recognized on August 15th.
Islamabad -- Capital Development Authoritys (CDA) refurbished Sanitation fleet will be operational from next week which has been added to the existing machinery after necessary maintenance and repair with CDAs own resources.
A new report by the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) reveals it has helped seven million people across 13 countries bring an end to open defecation.