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English definition of “sanitary”

sanitary

adjective     /ˈsæn.ɪ.tər.i/ US  /-ter.i/
clean and not dangerous for the health, or protecting health by removing dirt and waste, especially human waste: Cholera thrives in poor sanitary conditions. There were only very basic sanitary facilities on the site. His kitchen didn't look very sanitary (= clean).Health in generalSocial services and sanitation describes the things used by women during their period (= blood flow each month): sanitary protection disposable sanitary productsToiletry and perfumes
(Definition of sanitary adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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